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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- Inhalation : Move the person away from the contaminated area.
- Skin contact : Remove all contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash immediately and thoroughly for a prolonged period (at least 15 minutes). In case of inflammation (redness, irritation, ...) obtain medical attention. Show this sheet to the doctor. Use appropriate protective equipment when treating a contaminated person.
- Eye contact : Immediately rinse with plenty of running water for a prolonged period, (at least 15 minutes) whilst keeping the eyes wide open. Always obtain medical advice immediately, even if there are no symptoms. Show this sheet to the doctor.
- Ingestion : NEVER attempt to induce vomiting. Do not give anything to drink. Rinse mouth out with water.
- Protection of first-aiders : appropriate gloves, goggles, protective clothing (no turned-up sleeves).
- Furrther information : Use appropriate protective equipment when treating a contaminated person. Place contaminated clothing in a sealed bag for disposal.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
- suitable : water
- Not suitable : None. If there is a fire close by, use suitable extinguishing agents.

Specific hazards : Toxic gases are released. (Nitrogen oxides).

Protection of fire-fighters :Boots, gloves, goggles.Self-contained breathing apparatus. For further information refer to paragraph "Exposure controls/personal protection".

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions :
- Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
- Personal protective equipment: Safety spectacles. Goggles, suitable protective clothing, appropriate gloves, self-contained breathing apparatus. For further information refer to paragraph "Exposure-controls/personal protection".

Environmental precautions : Contain the spilled material by bunding.

Methods for cleaning up :
- Recovery : Collect up the product and place it in a spare container, suitably labelled, made of plastic.
- Neutralization : Neutralize with calcium hydroxide.
- Cleaning/Decontamination : Wash with sodium carbonate solution (5% Na2 CO3).
- Disposal : For disposal of residues refer to paragraph "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

HANDLING
- Technical measures : Does not require any specific or particular measures.
- Measures : Do NOT handle without gloves.
- Safe handling advice : Handle and use in accordance with good occupational hygiene and safety practice.

STORAGE
- Technical measures : The floor of the depot should be impermeable and designed to form a water-tight basin.
- Recommended Storage conditions : Store: - away from heat and away from incompatible materials.
- Incompatible products : Reducing materials.

PACKAGING
- Product must only be kept in the original packaging.
- Recommended Packaging materials : Stainless steel, Plastic materials (polyethylene, polypropylene) or Glass.
- Not suitable Packaging materials : PVC, Common metals (iron, aluminium, copper, etc).

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3082
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Praseodymium trinitrate)
Chemical name:
Praseodymium trinitrate
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Praseodymium trinitrate)
Chemical name:
Praseodymium trinitrate
Labels:
9
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft) :964
Max net qty/pkg: 450,00 L
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft) :964
Max net qty/pkg: 450,00 L
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures : No specific measures are required provided the product is handled in accordance with the general rules of occupational hygiene and safety.

Control parameters
Exposure limit values (Human Health) :
- Occupational exposure limit values (France) : Nitric acid : VLE: 2.6 mg/m3
- ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (U.S.A./A.C.G.I.H.) : Nitric acid : TLV ( TWA ) : 2 ppm
- Occupational exposure limit values (EU) : Nitric acid : Exposure limit (Short term) : 2.6 mg/m3 (1 ppm)

Personal protective equipment
- Respiratory protection : Keep the atmospheric concentration below the occupational exposure limits. If the occupational exposure limit is exceeded : If vapour is released: Self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Hand protection : Appropriate gloves. In case of mixture with other substances, request advice from your glove supplier. Protective gloves must be chosen according to the function of the work station: other chemicals which may be handled, physical protection necessary (resistance to cutting, puncture, heat), dexterity required. Use suitable chemical-resistant protective gloves (compliant with Standard EN 374-1)
- Eye protection : Safety spectacles.
- Skin and body protection : Protective clothing.

Collective emergency equipment : Safety shower. Eye fountain. Water supply available close by.

Hygiene measures : Wash as often as necessary.

Stability and reactivity

Stability : Stable at ambient temperature and under normal conditions of use

Hazardous reactions : Hazardous decomposition products : On combustion or on thermal decomposition (following the evaporation of water) releases:(Nitrogen oxides).

Disposal considerations

RESIDUES FROM PRODUCT
- Destruction/Disposal : Destroy at an authorised site.

CONTAMINATED PACKAGING
- Decontamination/cleaning : Clean with water. Treat the cleaning water following the above method for waste product.
- Destruction/Disposal : Reuse or recycle following washing.