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First-aid measures

First-Aid Measures
Description of first aid measures
General advice:
First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety. If the patient is likely to become
unconscious, place and transport in stable sideways position (recovery position). Immediately
remove contaminated clothing.
If inhaled:
If breathing difficulties develop, aid in breathing and seek immediate medical attention.
If on skin:
Immediately wash thoroughly with plenty of water, apply sterile dressings, consult a skin specialist.
If in eyes:
Hold eyes open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses,
if present, after first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing.
If swallowed:
Do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth and then drink 200-300 ml of water, seek medical
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: Information, i.e. additional information on symptoms and effects may be included in the
GHS labeling phrases available in Section 2 and in the Toxicological assessments available in
Section 11.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Note to physician
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
carbon dioxide, dry powder, water spray

Additional information:
Use extinguishing measures to suit surroundings.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazards during fire-fighting:
cobalt oxides, metal oxides
The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of fire.

Advice for fire-fighters
Protective equipment for fire-fighting:
Firefighters should be equipped with self-contained breathing apparatus and turn-out gear.

Further information:
Product itself is non-combustible; fire extinguishing method of surrounding areas must be
considered. Dispose of fire debris and contaminated extinguishing water in accordance with official regulations.

Impact Sensitivity:
Remarks: Based on the chemical structure there is no shock-sensitivity.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Do not breathe dust. Breathing protection required. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective clothing. Information regarding personal protective measures see, section 8.

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater. Contain contaminated water/firefighting water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Contain spillage. Sweep/shovel up. Collect waste in suitable containers, which can be labeled and
sealed. Avoid raising dust. Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Keep container tightly closed. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of
dusts. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear appropriate respiratory protection. Wear suitable protective
clothing and gloves.
Protection against fire and explosion:
The product is not an oxidizer, not self-combustible and not explosive.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Segregate from incompatible substances.
Suitable materials for containers: Low density polyethylene (LDPE), High density polyethylene
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and dry; store in a cool
The packed product is not damaged by low temperatures or by frost.
The packed product will not be damaged by high temperatures.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3077
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Particle filter with high efficiency for solid and liquid particles (e.g. EN 143 or 149, Type P3 or FFP3). Self-contained breathing apparatus.

Hand protection:
Suitable chemical resistant safety gloves (EN 374) also with prolonged, direct contact (Recommended: Protective index 6, corresponding > 480 minutes of permeation time according to EN 374): E.g. nitrile rubber (0.4 mm), chloroprene rubber (0.5 mm), butyl rubber (0.7 mm) and other

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (e.g. EN 166)

Body protection:
chemical protection overall (f.e. according to EN 13982) if dust is formed., Body protection must be chosen depending on activity and possible exposure, e.g. apron, protecting boots, chemical-protection suit (according to EN 14605 in case of splashes or EN ISO 13982 in case of dust).

General safety and hygiene measures
Store work clothing separately. Hands and/or face should be washed before breaks and at the end of the shift.

Stability and reactivity

No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Corrosion to metals:
No corrosive effect on metal.

Formation of flammable gases:
Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.

Chemical stability
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
No hazardous reactions when stored and handled according to instructions.
The product is chemically stable.

Conditions to avoid
Avoid dust formation.

Incompatible materials
Substances to avoid:
strong acids, strong alkalies, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents

Hazardous decomposition products
Possible thermal decomposition products are cobalt oxides, metallic oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Dispose of in accordance with national, state and local regulations.
Contact specialized companies about recycling.

Contaminated packaging:
Dispose of in accordance with national, state and local regulations.
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and disposed of in the same manner as the substance/product.