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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

GENERAL INFORMATION

Instantly remove any clothing soiled by the product.

Remove breathing apparatus only after soiled clothing has been completely removed.

AFTER INHALATION

Supply  fresh air or oxygen; call for doctor.

In case of unconsciousness bring patient into stable side position for transport.

AFTER SKIN CONTACT

Instantly wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

If skin irritation continues, consult a doctor.

AFTER EYE CONTACT

Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.

If symptoms persist, consult doctor.

AFTER SWALLOWING

Instantly call for doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING AGENTS

Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.

Material mixture is not combustible

SPECIAL HAZARDS CAUSED BY THE MATERIAL, ITS PRODUCTS OF COMBUSTION OR FLUE GASES

Sulphur oxide (SOx)

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately.

It must not enter drains.

Accidental release measures

PERSON-RELATED SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Avoid causing dust.

Use personal protection equipment.

Use breathing protection against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol.

MEASURES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Do not allow to enter drainage system, surface or ground water.

Do not allow to enter the ground/soil.

MEASURES FOR CLEANING/COLLECTING

Collect mechanically.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

See "Exposure controls / personal protection" section for information on personal protection equipment.

Handling and storage

HANDLING

INFORMATION FOR SAFE HANDLING:

Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.

Prevent formation of dust.

Ensure that suitable extractors are available on processing machines.

Carry out filling operations only at sites with extractors available.

Any deposit of dust which cannot be avoided must be removed regularly.

Open and handle container with care.

INFORMATION ABOUT PROTECTION AGAINST EXPLOSIONS AND FIRES

No special measures required.

STORAGE

REQUIREMENTS TO BE MET BY STOREROOMS AND CONTAINERS

Prevent any penetration into the ground.

INFORMATION ABOUT STORAGE IN ONE COMMON STORAGE FACILITY

Store away from foodstuffs.

Store away from flammable substances.

FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT STORAGE CONDITIONS

Keep container tightly sealed.

Store in a locked cabinet or with access restricted to technical experts or their assistants.

Ensure sufficient capacity available for collecting up extinguishing agent again.

STORAGE CLASS

6.1 B

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (nickel sulphate)
Chemical name:
nickel sulphate
Language:
English
Labels:
9; fish & tree
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

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

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (nickel sulphate)
Chemical name:
nickel sulphate
Language:
English
Labels:
9; fish & tree
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (nickel sulphate)
Chemical name:
nickel sulphate
Labels:
9; fish & tree
Marine pollutant
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (nickel sulphate).
Chemical name:
nickel sulphate
Labels:
9; fish & tree
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT DESIGN OF TECHNICAL SYSTEMS: No further data; see Handling and Storage section.

COMPONENTS WITH CRITICAL VALUES THAT REQUIRE MONITORING AT THE WORKPLACE

7786-81-4 Nickel sulphate

WEL - Long-term value: 0.1 mg/m3

as Ni; Sk; Carc; Sen

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

GENERAL PROTECTIVE AND HYGIENIC MEASURES

Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and food.

Instantly remove any soiled and impregnated garments.

Do not eat, drink or smoke while working.

Wash hands during breaks and at the end of the work.

Do not inhale gases/fumes/aerosols.

Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

BREATHING EQUIPMENT

In case of brief exposure or low pollution use breathing filter apparatus. In case of intensive or longer

exposure use breathing apparatus that is independent of circulating air.

RECOMMENDED FILTER DEVICE FOR SHORT TERM USE

Filter P3

PROTECTION OF HANDS

Only use chemical protective gloves with CE-labelling of category III.

Check protective gloves prior to each use for their proper condition.

MATERIAL OF GLOVES

The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality

and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Nitrile rubber, NBR

PVC gloves

PENETRATION TIME OF GLOVE MATERIAL

The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be

observed.

EYE PROTECTION

Tightly sealed safety glasses.

BODY PROTECTION

Use protective suit.

Stability and reactivity

THERMAL DECOMPOSITION/CONDITIONS TO BE AVOIDED

NiSO4 decomposes at temperatures above 840°C

DANGEROUS REACTIONS

No dangerous reactions known

DANGEROUS PRODUCTS OF COMPOSITION

Sulphur oxides (SOx)

NiO

Disposal considerations

PRODUCT - RECOMMENDATIONS

Must not be disposed of together with household garbage.  Do not allow product to reach sewage system.

Contact manufacturer for recycling information.

EUROPEAN WASTE CATALOGUE

06 03 13 - solid salts and solutions containing heavy metals

UNCLEANED PACKAGINGS - RECOMMENDATION

Disposal must be made according to official regulations