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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General advice: No hazards which require special first aid measures.
If inhaled: Move to fresh air.Consult a physician after significant exposure.
In case of skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact : Flush eyes with water as a precaution. Remove contact lenses. Protect unharmed eye. Keep eye wide open while rinsing.
If swallowed : Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms : No specific symptoms known.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media: Water, Foam
Unsuitable extinguishing media: None specified

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during firefighting: Formation of corrosive gases by combustion.

Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: Consider dust explosion hazard.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation.

Environmental precautions
Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Avoid dust formation. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation
at places where dust is formed. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers: To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed and dry.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational Exposure Limits 3 mg/m3 TWA (manufacturer's proposed limit)

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields
Hand protection: Consider the hazard characteristics of this product and any special workplace conditions when selecting the appropriate type of protective gloves.
Glove material: for example nitrile rubber
Skin and body protection: Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
Respiratory protection: No personal respiratory protective equipment normally required. In case of high dust concentration use a dust mask applicable to local conditions.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: No hazards to be specially mentioned.

Chemical stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Dust may form explosive mixture in air.

Conditions to avoid: Heat

Incompatible materials: Bases, Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products: Hydrogen chloride gas, Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Sulphur oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product: Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used container. Do not dispose of waste into sewer. Send surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.

Contaminated packaging : Dispose of as unused product. Do not re-use empty containers.