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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures


Move to fresh air. Call a physician if symptoms develop or persist.

Skin contact

Rinse skin with water/shower. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists.

Eye contact

Rinse with water. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists.


Rinse mouth. If ingestion of a large amount does occur, call a poison control centre immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Water spray, foam, dry powder or carbon dioxide.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

Water. Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Combustion causes irritant fumes.

Special firefighting procedures

Move containers from fire area if you can do so without risk.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures For non-emergency personnel

Keep unnecessary personnel away. Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Large Spills: Stop the flow of material, if this is without risk. Dike the spilled material, where this is possible. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers. Following product recovery, flush area with water.

Small Spills: Wipe up with absorbent material (e.g. cloth, fleece). Clean surface thoroughly to remove residual contamination.

Never return spills in original containers for re-use. For waste disposal, see section 13.

Handling and storage

ndle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in original tightly closed container. Use care in handling/storage. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation. Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid storing for very long periods.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

ye/face protection

Chemical goggles are recommended (e.g. EN 166).

Skin protection

Hand protection

Use protective gloves (e.g. EN 374).


Normal work clothing (long sleeved shirts and long pants) is recommended.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability

Material is stable under normal conditions.

Hazardous decomposition products

Carbon oxides.

Disposal considerations

Contaminated packaging

Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.

EU waste code

The Waste code should be assigned in discussion between the user, the producer and the waste disposal company.

Disposal methods/information

Collect and reclaim or dispose in sealed containers at licensed waste disposal site. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.