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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air, oxygen or artificial respiration if needed, victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm, call a physician immediately.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately, wash off immediately with plenty of water, keep warm and in a quiet place, call a physician or poison control centre immediately, wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
IF IN EYES: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes, in the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine), all a physician or poison control centre immediately, take victim immediately to hospital.
IF SWALLOWED:Call a physician or poison control centre immediately, take victim immediately to hospital, if swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious), do NOT induce vomiting, artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Powder, Foam
Never use water, Carbon dioxide
Special exposure hazards in a fire: the product is not flammable, heating can release hazardous gases
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health, in the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus, use personal protective equipment, wear chemical resistant oversuit, cool containers / tanks with water spray

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Advice for emergency responders
- Isolate the area.
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
Environmental precautions
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- In case of accidental release or spill, immediately notify the appropriate authorities if required by Federal, State/Provincial and local laws and regulations.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Use product only in closed system.
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
Conditions for storage, including incompatibilities
Storage
- Store in original container.
- Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep container closed.
- Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
Packaging material
Suitable material
- Paper

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (BARIUM SULPHIDE)
Chemical name:
barium sulfide
Language:
English
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
6.1 - Toxic
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (BARIUM SULPHIDE)
Chemical name:
barium sulfide
Language:
English
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
6.1 - Toxic
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (BARIUM SULPHIDE)
Chemical name:
barium sulfide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
6.1 - Toxic
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (BARIUM SULPHIDE)
Chemical name:
barium sulfide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
6.1 - Toxic
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection.
Wash hands with water thoroughly after handling.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
For further information, please refer to section 9 and 10 of the CSR

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
- Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
- Corrosive in contact with metals
- Heating can release hazardous gases.
Conditions to avoid
- Heat, flames and sparks.
- Light
- Exposure to moisture.
Incompatible materials
- Carbon dioxide (CO2), Acids, Oxidizing agents, Metals
Hazardous decomposition products
- Sulphur oxides, Hydrogen sulphide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
- In accordance with local and national regulations.
- Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.
Contaminated packaging
- The empty and clean containers are to be reused in conformity with regulations.
- Uncleaned empty packaging
- Dispose of as unused product.