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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
General advice : Take the victim out of the contaminated area. Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.
If inhaled : Move to fresh air. Make the victim blow his nose. Seek medical advice.
In case of skin contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.
In case of eye contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.
If swallowed : Do not induce vomiting. Make the victim rinse his mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms : Burns.
IN ALL CASES, ALERT A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATLY.
RAPIDITY OF TREATMENT IS PRIMORDIAL.
Irritations.
Coughing, dyspnea (respiratory disorders).

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment : No data available Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media : All means (e.g. water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical extinguisher).
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Strong water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
In case of fire, the product may emit toxic and/or irritating fumes.
Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Possible explosive mixtures (vapors heavier than air).

Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment : Use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information : Avoid discharging extinguishing water in the environment. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Appropriate gas full face respirator or air supplied hood depending on released quantities. Anti-acid gloves, boots and work clothes.

Environmental precautions:
Avoid any spreading of the product. Protect sewage.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
General advice : Take up with absorbent material (eg sand, kieselguhr, universal binder) Sweep and shovel the solid product into a container specially adapted for its recovery or destroying (avoiding dust formation). Close and label thoroughly.
Cleaning of contaminated zone : After cleaning up the product, rinse the polluted area with water.
Elimination of recovered materials : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal company.

Reference to other sections:
Additional advice:
Evacuation of area and intervention of special services.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Advice on safe handling (industrial scale): Local ventilation and emission point fume extraction. Enclosed transfer recommended.
Take precautionary measures against electrostatic loading. Earth vessels and equipment well.
Advice on safe handling (laboratory scale): Handling under hood with protective screen.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Keep in a well-ventilated place.
Advice on common storage : No data available
Further information on storage conditions: Keep in a well closed container, away from moisture and light. Provide for a retention basin.
Storage temperature : Keep at ambient temperature.
Keep away from heat.
Advised packaging material : Brown glass.No data available
Sensitivity : No particular observation.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protection equipment
(IMPORTANT: to be adapted following the workplace risk assessment.)
Special recommendations : Corrosive compound: avoid any contact with skin and eyes.

Industrial workplace
Respiratory protection : Appropriate gas full face respirator or powered-air purifying respirator.
Hand protection : Suitable anti-acid gloves.
Glove material : Butyl rubber
Layer thickness : 0,7 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
Eye/face protection : See respiratory protection.
Body Protection : Anti-acid boots and work clothes.
Hygiene measures : Wash hands.

Laboratory
Respiratory protection : Handling under hood with protective screen.
Hand protection : Suitable anti-acid gloves.
Eye/face protection : Safety glasses.
Body Protection : Working clothes.
Hygiene measures : Wash hands.

Stability and reactivity

Safety remarks : No particular observation.
Reactivity : No data available
Chemical stability : No data available
Possibility of hazardous reactions : No data available
Conditions to avoid : Avoid strong heating.
Incompatible materials : No data available
Hazardous decomposition products : Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:
Product : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service.
Uncleaned packaging : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service.