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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General information:

Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately.

Seek medical assistance if discomfort continues.

After inhalation:

Remove the casualty into fresh air and keep him calm.

After contact with skin:

In case of contact with skin wash off immediately with soap and water.

After contact with eyes:

Rinse immediately with gently running water for 15 minutes, maintaining eyelids open.

Consult an ophthalmologist or a physician.

After ingestion:

Rinse out mouth and give plenty of water to drink.

Get medical treatment.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms: No symptoms known currently.

Hazards: No hazards known at this time.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment: Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

water spray jet

alcohol-resistant foam

Extinguishing media that must not be used for safety reasons:

dry powder

carbon dioxide

Full water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

In case of fires, hazardous combustion gases are formed: Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Advice for firefighters:

Special protective equipment for firefighting.

Use self-contained breathing apparatus.

Wear full protective suit.

Further information:

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Use personal protective clothing.

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Avoid dust formation.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Environmental precautions:

If the product gets into drains, inform the relevant authorities immediately.

Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

Place in suitable containers and send for recovery or disposal.

Take up mechanically.

Handling and storage

Hygiene measures:

Work in an adequately ventilated room.

Change contaminated clothes immediately.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:

Dust can form an explosive mixture with air.

Take precautions against accumulation of electrostatic charge

Keep away from sources of ignition.

Avoid influence of heat.

Dust explosion class : ST3 Capable of dust explosion

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Advice on storage compatibility: Not required.

Specific end use(s):

No further recommendations.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

General protective measures:

Avoid contact with eyes and skin.

Do not inhale dust.

Respiratory protection : Short term: filter apparatus, Filter P2

Hand protection : Chemical resistant gloves according to category III of DIN EN374

Minimum thickness (glove): not determined

With solid dry substances permeation is not to be expected, therefore the breakthrough-time for this protective glove has not been measured.

These types of protective gloves are offered by various manufacturers. Please note the manufacturers´ detailed statements, especially about the minimum thickness and the minimum breakthrough time. Consider also the particular working conditions under which the gloves are being used.

Eye protection : safety glasses

Body protection : protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: See under "Possibility of hazardous reactions".

Chemical stability: Stable.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: No hazardous reactions known. Stable.

Conditions to avoid: strong heat.

Incompatible materials: not known.

Hazardous decomposition products:

When handled and stored appropriately, no dangerous decomposition products are known.

Disposal considerations

Uncleaned packaging:

Regulations concerning reuse or disposal of used packaging materials must be observed.

Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and after appropriate cleansing may be taken for reuse.