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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:  No hazards which require special first aid measures. Immediate medical attention is not required

Inhalation:          Remove from exposure, lie down.  If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Skin contact:     Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.  If skin irritation persists, call a physician.

Eye contact:      Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

Ingestion:          Do not induce vomiting. Consult a physician if necessary.

Protection of first-aiders:  No hazards which require special first aid measures.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media :     Water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide (CO2)

Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:   None.  

Hazardous decomposition products:        Carbon oxides

Special protective equipment for firefighters:         Use personal protective equipment.

Specific methods:         Standard procedure for chemical fires.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:     Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:         Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system.

Methods for cleaning 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


Technical measures/Precautions:            Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.

Safe handling advice:      Use personal protective equipment.


Technical measures/Storage conditions:  Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place.

Incompatible products:    Incompatible with strong bases and oxidizing agents.

Packaging material:       Store in original container.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Observe OSHA regulations for respirator use (29 CFR 1910.134). Air-purifying respirators must not be used in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.


All operations should be conducted in well-ventilated conditions. Local exhaust ventilation should be provided.

Other Engineering Controls:

All appropriate engineering controls should be used to minimize exposure potential. Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits.

Additive or Synergistic Effects:

None known.

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations