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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first-aid measures
If inhaled : Move to fresh air. Treat symptomatically.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
In case of skin contact : Wash off with soap and water.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
In case of eye contact : In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Seek medical advice.
If swallowed : Seek medical advice.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: None known.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Carbon dioxide (CO2), Dry chemical, Water spray
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.
Do NOT use water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous combustion products : No hazardous combustion products are known
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : Wear an approved positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus in addition to standard fire fighting gear.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions : Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions : Avoid release to the environment.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up : Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. Contain spillage, soak up with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and transfer to a container for disposal according to local / national regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling : Do not swallow. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: None known.
Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers : Keep tightly closed.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not regulated
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Special provisions / remarks
No information

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Not regulated

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Not regulated

Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
DOT (U.S.A.): Not regulated
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures
Good general ventilation (typically 10 air changes per hour) should be sufficient to control airborne levels. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection : Safety glasses

Hand protection
Remarks : Wear suitable gloves.

Skin and body protection : Any specific clothing information provided is based on published literature and manufacturer data.
Body protection suitability and breakthrough time will differ depending on the specific use conditions. Clothing to be considered for this material may include sleeves, aprons, pants depending on the use and likelihood
of skin contact.

Respiratory protection : Use respiratory protection unless adequate local exhaust ventilation is provided or exposure assessment demonstrates
that exposures are within recommended exposure guidelines.

Protective measures : Remove respiratory and skin/eye protection only after vapors have been cleared from the area.
Ensure that eye flushing systems and safety showers are located close to the working place. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Stability and reactivity

None reasonably foreseeable.

Chemical stability Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions : Stable

Conditions to avoid
Conditions to avoid : Incompatible materials

Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid : Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product : Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

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