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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with water
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Combustion products may contain carbon and nitrogen oxides
together with some hydrogen cyanide gas and soot. Suitable
extinguishing agents are, water, foam, carbon dioxide and
dry powder. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Powder: Sweep up and dispose of at a controlled landfill
or by incineration. Solution: Absorb using suitable
material and dispose of by incineration or at a controlled
landfill site.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid dust formation. If a dust is formed, take suitable
precautions to avoid inhalation. Avoid contact with skin.
Wear protective equipment for eyes and skin.

Storage: No special precautions

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

Transport: No special precautions
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Unused material cannot be recovered

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable (French c.a. summary)

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal at a controlled landfill site is possible. The
substance is only sparingly soluble in water.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration is possible. However, the facility must be
able to deal with hydrogen cyanide gas and nitrogen oxides.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance is sparingly soluble in water. It is not
readily biodegradable and will most probably be absorbed
onto sludge. After use only 5% of the substance remains.
The concentration in waste water from dyeing operations is
200 ppm and this will be diluted ten fold before discharge.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: After application to textiles the substance cannot be

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable to substance when part of an article.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Articles containing the substance may be disposed of in the
same manner as household refuse.