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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Eye contact:
In case the material gets into the eye rinse with full water needed keeping the lids open and the eyeball moving. Seek medical advice if irritation persists.
Inhalation:
No any special action required.

Ingestion:
No any special action required.

Skin contact:
No any special action required.

Fire-fighting measures

The substance is not inflammable and explosive. Fire hazard classification: E

Extinguishing media: Not applicable.

Special actions required in case of fire: Not applicable.

Hazardous gases from fire: Not applicable.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Dust formation must be avoided. Wear individual protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:
No any special measurement required.

Methods of cleaning up:
The material can be picked up mechanically and disposed of observing the local regulations.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling: Avoid dust formation.
Precautions against fire and explosion: No possible danger of fire and dust explosion.

Storage:
Condition of storage rooms and tanks: No any special precautions required.
Further information of storage: Not applicable.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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non hazardous material
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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non hazardous material
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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non hazardous material
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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non hazardous material
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Further regulations of system design and engineering: Not applicable.

Labour hygienic limit values:
There is no regulation specifically referring to White Fused Mullite. The local bylaws of fine dust should be observed (e.g. TWA value: 10 mg/m3; MAK value: 6 mg/m3).

Individual protection:
General protection and hygiene measures:
Standard industrial hygiene practice is authoritative.
Respiratory protection: Inhaling the dust should be avoided. Fine-dust mask with category P1 filter must be used in case the fine dust limits are exceeded.
Hand protection: Protective gloves are recommended.
Eye protection: Safety glasses are recommended.

Stability and reactivity

General information: The material is stable there is no hazardous reaction known.
Conditions to avoid: Not applicable.
Hazardous decompensation products: Not applicable.

Disposal considerations

Material:
The material can be stored with domestic waste in accordance with the authoritative local byelaws.

Contaminated packaging:
The used packaging should be emptied entirely. Recycling of the used packaging is recommended observing the local byelaws.