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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. In case of symptom of ill-health, consult a doctor. The symptoms may appear after several days.
Skin contact: Wash with soap and water.
Eye contact: Irrigate with copious amount of low-pressure water. If irritation persists seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Rinse mouth with water. If swallowed, induce vomiting under medical supervision.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Dry chemical or sand.
Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons: Water.
Fire and explosive properties: The material is not combustible.
Specific hazards: Fumes from fire may be toxic.
Protective equipment for fire fighters: Self-contained breathing apparatus with full-face piece.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Do not inhale fumes or dust. Use personal protective equipment.
Waste measures: Vacuum or sweep up spillage. Collect and put in marked container for disposal. Avoid generating dust. Avoid discharge to drainage.

Handling and storage

Handling: Handle lead material in such a way, that distribution of dust is minimized. Use proper industrial hygiene. Do not inhale fumes or dust.
Storage: No special precautions

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Danger no: 90; Tunnel restriction code: (E)
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s. (lead oxide, arsenic oxide).
Marine pollutant
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Limitation of exposure at working place: Use proper industrial hygiene and ventilation.
Personal protective equipment: Use respiratory protection equipment to prevent from exposure of dust and fumes.
Exposure limit values:
Lead: OSHA PEL: TWA 0.05 mg (Pb)/m3
Antimony: OSHA PEL: TWA 0.5 mg (Sb)/m3; ACGIH TLV: TWA 0.5 mg (Sb)/m3
Arsenic: OSHA PEL: TWA 0.01 mg (As)/m3 Cancer Hazard; ACGIH TLV: TWA 0.2 mg (As)/m3 (Proposed: 0.01 mg (As)/m3 Human Carcinogen).

Stability and reactivity

Stability: The product is stable under normal circumstances.
Reactivity/Hazardous decomposition products: May in contact with oxidizers, halogens and acids, form poisonous gas.
May, in contact with water and some metals, form poisonous gas.

Disposal considerations

General: Waste from handling the product is classified as hazardous waste. Collect spillage in separate container. EWC-code: 06 04 05, Wastes containing other heavy metals.
10 04 05, Other particulates and dust.