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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately.
- Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If potentially dangerous quantities of this material have been swallowed, call a physician immediately.
- Skin contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse. Get medical attention immediately.
- Eye contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

- Extinguishing media: Use an extinguishing agent suitable for the surrounding fire.
- Special exposure hazards: No specific hazard.This material is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Fire water contaminated with this material must be contained and prevented from being discharged to any waterway, sewer or drain.
See section 11 (Toxicological information) of MSDS for more detailed information on health effects and symptoms.
- Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions: Immediately contact emergency personnel. Keep unnecessary personnel away. Use suitable protective equipment.
- Environmental precautions: Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers.
- Methods for cleaning up: If emergency personnel are unavailable, vacuum or carefully scoop up spilled material and place in an appropriate container for disposal by incineration. Avoid creating dusty conditions and prevent wind dispersal.

Handling and storage

- Handling: Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact of spilled material and runoff with soil and surface waterways. Avoid exposure. Use suitable protective equipment (section Exposure Controls/Personal protection). Avoid generation of dust.
- Storage: Store on a liquid tight surface, provided with a collection system for the drainage water. Prevent dust generation during stockpiling. Incompatible with some strong acids. This product should be stored away from oxidizing materials and strong bases.
- Packaging materials Recommended: This material is delivered in bulk. No specific packaging is required but avoid dusty conditions and avoid exposure

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3288
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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3288
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3288
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Proper shipping name and description:
Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
Cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3288
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Proper shipping name and description:
Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
Cadmium (non-pyrophoric)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

*) Occupational exposure limits:
-zinc oxide: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). STEL: 10 mg/m3 15 minute/minutes. Form: All forms ; TWA: 5 mg/m3
8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
-Copper: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Cu TWA: 0,2 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
-zinc powder - zinc dust (stabilized): ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006). TWA: 10 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Particulates (Insoluble)
Not Otherwise Specified (PNOS) ; Inhalable TWA: 3 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Particulates (Insoluble)
Not Otherwise Specified (PNOS) ; Respirable
-Cobalt oxide: ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006). Notes: Substance identified by other sources as a suspected or confirmed human carcinogen. 1994-1995 Adoption Substances for which there is a Biological Exposure Index or Indices Refers to Appendix A -- Carcinogens.
TWA: 0,02 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Inorganic
- Lead sulphate: EU OEL (Europe, 4/2004). Notes: Binding TWA: 0,15 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- Cobalt: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Co TWA: 0,02 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- Antimony trioxide: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Sb TWA: 0,5 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- Nickel monoxide: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Ni TWA: 1 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- cadmium oxide Non-pyrophoric: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Cd TWA: 0,01 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Inhalable fraction TWA: 0,002 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Respirable fraction
- cadmium Non-pyrophoric: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). TWA: 0,01 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Inhalable fraction TWA: 0,002 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Respirable fraction
- Manganese sulphate: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). Notes: As Mn TWA: 0,2 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- Nickel: Lijst Grenswaarden / Valeurs Limites (Belgium, 12/2002). TWA: 1 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: All forms
- Gypsum: ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006). Notes: Inhalable fraction. See Appendix C, paragraph A. Inhalable Particulate Mass TLVs (IPM–TLVs) for those materials that are hazardous when deposited anywhere in the respiratory tract. TWA: 10 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Inhalable fraction
- Silica: ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006). Notes: Particulates (Insoluble) Not Otherwise Specified (PNOS) TWA: 10 mg/m3 8 hour/hours. Form: Inhalable
*) Exposure controls:
-Occupational exposure controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fumes or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
-Respiratory protection: Use a properly fitted, particulate filter respirator complying with an approved standard if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator. Recommended: EU : type P3 (EN 140-143 or EN 149) .
- Skin protection / Hand protection: Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary. Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product.
- Eye protection: Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists, gases or dusts.
*) Hygiene measures:
- General information: Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking.

Stability and reactivity

-Stability: The product is stable.
-Conditions to avoid: Product oxidizes slowly with the risk of a limited temperature rise.
- Material to avoid: Highly reactive or incompatible with the following materials: oxidizing materials and acids. Reactive or incompatible with the following materials: alkalis.

Disposal considerations

- Methods of disposal: The generation of waste should be avoided or minimized wherever possible. Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers. Disposal of this product, solutions and any by-products should at all times comply with the requirements of environmental protection and waste disposal legislation and any regional local authority requirements.
- European waste catalogue (EWC): 11 02 02
- Hazardous waste: yes