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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice
When symptoms persist or in all cases of doubt seek medical advice.

Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Symptoms may be delayed. Call a physician immediately.

Skin contact
Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.

Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Specific hazards during firefighting
The product itself does not burn. Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. Hazardous combustion products Hydrogen fluoride Carbon dioxide (CO2) Carbon monoxide Other hazardous decomposition products may be formed.

Special protective equipment for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information
Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Use personal protective equipment. Ventilate the area.

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge to streams, ponds, lakes or sewers. Avoid subsoil penetration.

Methods for cleaning up
Dam up. Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Pick up and transfer to properly labelled containers.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling
Avoid formation of respirable particles. Do not ingest. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat. Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapours.
Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.

Requirements for storage areas and containers
Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Eye protection
Wear safety glasses or coverall chemical splash goggles.
Eye protection complying with EN 166.

Hand protection
Material: Impervious gloves
Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact). Protective gloves complying with EN 374.
Skin and body protection
Lightweight protective clothing

Hygiene measures
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Respiratory protection
In case of mist, spray or aerosol exposure wear suitable personal respiratory protection and protective suit. Consult the respirator manufacturer to determine the appropriate type of equipment for a given application. Observe respirator use limitations specified by the manufacturer. Respiratory protection complying with EN 141.

Stability and reactivity

Decomposes on heating.
Hazardous decomposition products :
Carbon dioxide
Carbon monoxide
Hydrofluoric acid...%
Incompletely burned carbon products
Other hazardous decomposition products may be formed.

Disposal considerations

In accordance with local and national regulations.
If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.