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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Remove contaminated clothing.

If inhaled: If difficulties occur after dust has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.

On skin contact: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.

On contact with eyes: Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open.

On ingestion: Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: dry powder, foam

Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons: carbon dioxide

Additional information: Avoid whirling up the material/product because of the danger of dust explosion.

Advice for fire-fighters

Special protective equipment: Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information:

The degree of risk is governed by the burning substance and the fire conditions. Contaminated extinguishing water must be disposed of in

accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:  Avoid dust formation. Use personal protective clothing.

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

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

For small amounts: Pick up with suitable appliance and dispose of.

For large amounts: Contain with dust binding material and dispose of. Avoid raising dust.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Breathing must be protected when large quantities are decanted without local exhaust ventilation.

Protection against fire and explosion: Avoid dust formation. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and dry; store in a cool place.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide
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English
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide
Language:
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational Exposure Limit

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:

Suitable respiratory protection for lower concentrations or short-term effect: Particle filter with medium efficiency for solid and liquid particles

(e.g. EN 143 or 149, Type P2 or FFP2)

Hand protection:

Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374)

Suitable materials 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), polyvinylchloride (0.7 mm) and other

Supplementary note: The specifications are based on tests, literature data and information of glovemanufacturers or are derived from similar

substances by analogy. Due to many conditions (e.g temperature) it must be considered, that the practical usage of a chemical-protective glove in

practice may be much shorter than the permeation time determined through testing. Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed

because of great diversity of types.

Eye protection:

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

General safety and hygiene measures

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wearing of closed work clothing is recommended.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

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

Formation of flammable gases: Remarks: 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

In spite of the dedusting carried out for reasons of industrial health the product resp. the fine dust of the

product is capable of dust explosion.

Conditions to avoid

Avoid dust formation. Avoid deposition of dust. Avoid sources of ignition.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Must be disposed of or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.

Contaminated packaging:

Uncontaminated packaging can be re-used.

Packs that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.

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