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First-aid measures

General advice:
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

In case of Inhalation:
Move victims to fresh air.
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

In case of skin contact:
Wash off immediately affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

In case of eye contact:
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

In case of ingestion:
Rinse out mouth.
Consult a physician immediately.

Note to physician :
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential.
Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
May be released in case of fire: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitric oxides, flammable smouldering gases.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Full protective suit.

Further information:
Contaminated extinguishing water must be treated at a suitable disposal plant in accordance with waste management laws.
Fire residuses schould be disposed of in accordance with regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions:
Wear personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Keep unauthorized persons away.

Environmental precautions:
Observe regulation on prevention of water pollution (check, dam up, cover up).
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil, stretches of water, drainage systems, surface water.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods for cleaning up:
Use mechanical handling equipment and collect in a suitable container; avoid dust formation.
Waste to be packed like clean product and to be marked. Identification label on packages not to be removed until recycling.
Disposal according to local authority regulations.
To absorb spilled substance an approved industrial vacuum cleaner is recommended. If necessary, the spilled substance should be moistened.

Handling and storage

Safe handling advice:
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Do not inhale dusts.
Avoid residues of the product on the containers.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Further information: VDI 2263 "Dust fires and dust explosions; dangers, evaluation, preventive measures."

Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, in dark and dry place.

Further information:
Protect from sunlight, warmth and heat.
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.

Advice on common storage:
No special precautions required.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Special provisions / remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

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

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Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Components with workplace control parameters:
Exposure limit for dust:
Control parameters: 10 mg/m³ AGW: (TRGS 900)
Type of exposure: Inhalable fraction.
General dust limiting value(s):
Suitable measuring processes are:
BIA method 7284

Control parameters: 3 mg/m³ AGW: (TRGS 900)
Type of exposure: as alveolar accessible part
General dust limiting value(s):
Suitable measuring processes are:
BIA method 6068
TRGS 901, Part II, Number 96
DIN EN 481

Engineering measures:
Avoid formation of dust. Ensure suitable suction/aeration at the work place and with operational machinery.
Provide for installation of emergency shower and eye bath.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection equipment:
When handling for a short time:
If respirable dust and airborne particulates occurs: Nose and mouth mask with P2 particle filter.

In the event of prolonged exposure during handling:
In the case of respirable dust, use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection:
Brief contact only:
Glove material Nitrile
Material thickness: 0,11 mm

Applies to handling for longer periods or of large amounts:
Glove material Chloroprene
Material thickness: 0,65 mm

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166
When handling larger quantities: basket-shaped glasses

Skin and body protection:
Usual lab protective clothing
When handling larger quantities: chemical protective suit, disposable protective suit.

Hygiene measures:
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Protective measures:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).

Stability and reactivity

Stability at room temperature:
Stable; decomposes before melting.

Conditions to avoid:
Sunrays, heat; heat effect ( = degradation ).

Materials to avoid: none

Hazardous reactions:
No dangerous reactions are known to occur with correct handling and storage.

Additional information:
On grinding inertisation.

Disposal considerations

Product recommendations:
If recycling is not possible, eliminate in accordance with locally valid waste disposal regulations.

Uncleaned packaging:
Do not reuse empty containers and dispose in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.

Waste Key Number:
No waste key number as per the European Waste Types List can be assigned to this product, since such classification is based on the (as yet undetermined) use to which the product is put by the consumer.
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.