Registration Dossier

Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

Currently viewing:

Administrative data

First-aid measures

EYE CONTACT:
Separate eyelids, wash the eyes thoroughly with water (15 min). If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.
SKIN CONTACT:
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
INHALATION:
Remove affected person from the immediate area. Ensure supply of fresh air. Irregular breathing/no breathing: artificial respiration.
Consult a physician.
INGESTION:
Rinse mouth. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:
The product itself does not burn. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding
environment e.g.: Dry powder. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Water spray jet.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA WHICH MUST NOT BE USED FOR SAFETY REASONS:
None.
SPECIAL EXPOSURE HAZARDS ARISING FROM THE SUBSTANCE OR PREPARATION ITSELF, ITS
COMBUSTION PRODUCTS, OR RELEASED GASES:
In the event of fire the following can be released: Cobalt oxide dust. Cobalt sulphate dust. Sulphur oxides (SOx).
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
FURTHER INFORMATION:
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. Neutralise with e.g. sodium hydroxide. Do not discharge into the
drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid dust formation. Ensure
adequate ventilation.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS:
Avoid dust formation. Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP:
Use mechanical handling equipment. Send in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

Handling and storage

HANDLING:
Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work.
SAFE HANDLING ADVICE:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid dust formation. If workplace exposure limits are exceeded, respiratory protection approved
for this particular job must be worn.
TECHNICAL MEASURES/PRECAUTIONS:
Provide good ventilation of working area (local exhaust ventilation if necessary).
STORAGE:
Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances (SEVESO II directive).
TECHNICAL MEASURES/STORAGE CONDITIONS:
Always keep in containers of same material as the original one. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
INCOMPATIBLE PRODUCTS:
None.

Transport information

Shippingopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all
Shippingopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

Remarksopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations