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First-aid measures

Following inhalation:  

- Move to fresh air.

- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.

- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.

- Call a physician immediately

Following skin contact:

- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

- Wash off immediately with plenty of water.

- Keep warm and in a quiet place.

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Following eye contact:

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.

- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).

- Take victim immediately to hospital.

Following ingestion:

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Take victim immediately to hospital.

- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).

- Do NOT induce vomiting.

- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:

- None.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

- No special exposure hazards in a fire: not combustible.

Advice for fire fighters:

- Exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health.

- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

- Use personal protective equipment.

- Wear chemical resistant oversuit

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:

- Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.

- Avoid dust formation.

Advice for emergency responders:

- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.

- Prevent further leakage or spillage.

Environmental precautions:

- Should not be released into the environment.

- Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

- Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.

- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

- Treat recovered material as described in "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

- Used in closed system

- Keep away from incompatible products

- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.

- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Conditions for safe storage:

- Store in original container.

- Keep in a dry place.

- Keep in properly labelled containers.

- Keep container closed.

- Avoid dust formation.

- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.

- Keep away from incompatible products

Packaging material:

-Paper + PE coating

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3262
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Language:
English
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3262
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Language:
English
Labels:
8-corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3262
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
HI/UN No. 3262

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3262
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Labels:
8
Remarksopen allclose all
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control measures:

- Ensure adequate ventilation.  Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

Individual protection measures:

Respiratory protection :

- In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.

- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators.

- Self-contained breathing apparatus (EN 133)

- Respirator with a dust filter; Recommended Filter type: P2 filter

Hand protection:

- Impervious gloves; Suitable material: PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber

Eye protection:

- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn

Skin and body protection:

- Dust impervious protective suit

Hygiene measures

- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.

- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Environmental exposure controls:

- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity:

- Strontium hydroxide may react dangerously with acids.

Chemical stability:

- Strontium hydroxide is stable under normal conditions of use and storage (closed in original container and under dry conditions).

Incompatible materials:

- Acids

Hazardous decomposition products:

- None.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:

- Disposal of strontium hydroxide should be in accordance with local and national legislation.

- Neutralise with acid.

- Dissolve carefully in water

- Dispose of wastes in an approved waste disposal facility.

Packaging treatment:

- Rinse empty containers with water and use the rinse-water to prepare the working solution.

- Containers that cannot be cleaned must be treated as waste.

- Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.