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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Eye Contact : Immediately flush eyes with water; remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue flushing eyes for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention without delay, preferably from an ophthalmologist.

Skin Contact: Wash skin with plenty of water.

Inhalation: Move person to fresh air; if effects occur, consult a physician.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give one cup (8 ounces or 240 ml) of water or milk if available and transport to a medical facility. Do not give anything by mouth unless the person is fully conscious.

Notes to Physician: Due to irritant properties, swallowing may result in burns/ulceration of mouth, stomach and lower gastrointestinal tract with subsequent stricture. Aspiration of vomitus may cause lung injury. Suggest  ndotracheal/esophageal control if lavage is done. No specific antidote. Treatment of exposure should be directed at the control of symptoms and the clinical condition of the patient.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing Media: To extinguish combustible residues of this product use water fog, carbon dioxide, dry chemical or foam.

Fire Fighting Procedures: Keep people away. Isolate fire and deny unnecessary entry. To extinguish combustible residues of this product use water fog, carbon dioxide, dry chemical or foam.

Special Protective Equipment for Firefighters: Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and protective fire fighting clothing (includes fire fighting helmet, coat, trousers, boots, and gloves). If protective equipment is not available or not used, fight fire from a protected location or safe distance.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: This material will not burn until the water has evaporated. Residue can burn.

Hazardous Combustion Products: Under fire conditions some components of this product may decompose. The smoke may contain unidentified toxic and/or irritating compounds. Combustion products may include and are not limited to: Nitrogen oxides. Carbon monoxide. Carbon dioxide.                                                        

Accidental release measures

Steps to be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled:

Small spills: Contain spilled material if possible.

Absorb with materials such as: Dirt. Sand. Non-combustible material. Collect in suitable and properly labeled containers.

Large spills: Dike area to contain spill. Water may be used for final cleaning of affected area. Wash water should be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Personal Precautions: Evacuate area. Only trained and properly protected personnel must be involved in clean-up operations. Use appropriate safety equipment.

Environmental Precautions: Prevent from entering into soil, ditches, sewers, waterways and/or groundwater.                                                 

Handling and storage


General Handling: Do not swallow. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.


Do not store in: Opened or unlabeled containers. Zinc. Aluminum and its alloys. Carbon steel. Copper. Copper alloys. Galvanized containers. Nickel. Store in original unopened container.  

Additional storage and handling information on this product may be obtained by calling your sales or customer service contact                                                        

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Cargo Packing Instruction: 820
Passenger Packing Instruction: 818
Environmental Hazard: No
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations