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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

INHALATION
- Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Consult a physician.

EYE CONTACT
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).
- Consult with an ophthalmologist immediately in all cases.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.

SKIN CONTACT
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash off immediately with plenty of soap and water.
- Keep warm and in a quiet place.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- Call a physician immediately.

INGESTION
- Call a poison centre or doctor/physician immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
If victim is conscious:
- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Do not give anything to drink.
If victim is unconscious but breathing:
- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.

Fire-fighting measures

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
- powder
- Foam, AFFF

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA WHICH SHALL NOT BE USED FOR SAFETY REASONS
- Never use water.
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)

SPECIAL EXPOSURE HAZARDS IN A FIRE
- Not combustible
- Hazardous decomposition products

SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIRE-FIGHTERS
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Fire fighters must wear fire resistant personnel protective equipment.
- Wear chemical resistant oversuit

OTHER INFORMATION
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Control the use of water due to environmental risk.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS
- Isolate the area.
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
- Refer to protective measures listed in section “Handling and storage” and “Exposure controls / personal protection”.
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus in confined spaces, in cases where the oxygen level is
depleted, or in case of significant emissions.

ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS
- Avoid release to the environment.
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
- Collect spillage.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Store in a place accessible by authorized persons only.
- Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

HANDLING
- Use in well-ventilated areas.
- Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
- Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
- Keep away from incompatible products
- Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

STORAGE
- Keep only in original container.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep away from incompatible products

SPECIFIC USE(S)
- For further information, please contact: Supplier

PACKAGING MATERIAL
- Steel drum
- Iron drum
- Polyethylene

OTHER INFORMATION
- Provide tight electrical equipment well protected against corrosion.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections “Exposure controls / personal protection”.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
1849
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM SULPHIDE HYDRATED
Chemical name:
Disodium sulfide
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C6
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks:
HI/UN No.: 80/1849
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
1849
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM SULPHIDE HYDRATED
Chemical name:
Disodium sulfide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
IMDG-Labels: Corrosive
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
1849
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM SULPHIDE HYDRATED
Chemical name:
Disodium sulfide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
ICAO-Labels: Corrosive
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Exposure controls / personal protection

EXPOSURE CONTROLS
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Provide local ventilation appropriate to the product decomposition risk (see section “Stability and reactivity”).
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
- Refer to protective measures listed in section “Handling and storage” and “Exposure controls / personal protection”.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CONTROLS
Please refer to the exposure scenarios for RMMs in attached CSR (IUCLID chapter 13)

Stability and reactivity

STABILITY
- May be corrosive to metals.
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID
- Heat.
- Exposure to moisture.

MATERIALS TO AVOID
- Acids, oxidizing agents, metals, e.g. aluminium, carbon dioxide (CO2)

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
- Hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide

Disposal considerations

WASTE FROM RESIDUES / UNUSED PRODUCTS
- In accordance with local and national regulations.
- Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.
- Please refer to the environmental exposure scenarios in attached CSR (IUCLID chapter 13) or the MSDS.

PACKAGING TREATMENT
- The empty and clean containers are to be reused in conformity with regulations.
- Containers that cannot be cleaned must be treated as waste.