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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information: Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.


Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention.


DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING!  Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Drink plenty of water.

Skin contact

Remove affected person from source of contamination. Seek medical attention if symptoms occur after washing. Remove contaminated clothes and rinse skin thoroughly with water.

Eye contact

Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Make sure to remove any contact lenses from the eyes before rinsing. Promptly

wash eyes with plenty of water while lifting the eye lids. Get medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Prolonged or frequent inhalation may cause permanent damage to the nervous system, including the brain.

Irritating to the eyes.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Use fire-extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding materials. Water spray, fog or mist.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

Extinguishers of the chlorinated hydrocarbon variety are not recommended as toxic products may be produced by the decomposition of the extinguishing medium when it comes into contact with hot manganese compounds.

Advice for firefighters

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. Dike for water control.

Protective equipment for fire-fighters: Self contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing must be worn in case of fire.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Provide adequate ventilation. Use protective gloves, goggles and suitable protective clothing.

Environmental precautions: Do not discharge onto the ground or into water courses.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Do not contaminate water sources or sewer. Remove spillage with vacuum cleaner. If not possible, collect spillage with shovel, broom or the like. Ensure that waste and contaminated materials are collected and removed from the work area as soon as possible in a suitably labelled container.

Handling and storage

Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Use mechanical ventilation in case of handling which causes formation of dust. Avoid inhalation of dust. Wash hands before eating. Wear full protective clothing for prolonged exposure and/or high concentrations.

Store in a cool and well-ventilated place. Store in a dry place. Keep containers tightly closed.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures

Provide adequate ventilation. Observe occupational exposure limits and minimize the risk of inhalation of dust.

Respiratory equipment

Respiratory protection must be used if air contamination exceeds acceptable level.

Hand protection

Use suitable protective gloves if risk of skin contact.

Eye protection

Wear tight-fitting goggles or face shield.

Other Protection

Provide eyewash, quick drench.

Stability and reactivity

Stable under the prescribed storage conditions.

Disposal considerations

Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements. Residues and empty containers should be taken care of as

hazardous waste according to local and national provisions.