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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General Information
In case of persisting adverse effects consult a physician. Never give anything by mouth (oral) to an unconscious person.

Specific Measures
Inhalation : Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
Ingestion : Rinse mouth immediately and drink plenty of water. Induce vomiting.
Skin Contact : Wash with plenty of soap and water. Remove contaminated, saturated clothing immediately. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Eye Contact : Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Fire : Non combustible, but may intensify a fire.

Extinguishing Media
- Suitable : Any mean suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire. Spray water for small fires. For large fires flood with abundant water
- Not Suitable : -
Protective Equipment: Use self contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions : Ventilate the area. Use personal protective equipment.
Environmental Precautions: Do not discharge into drains. Avoid surface and ground water contamination.
Methods for Cleaning Up/Taking Up: Pick up the product mechanically and store in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling
Special Procedures None
Safe Handling Procedures: Minimize dust generation. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Special Advices: None.

Storage
Special Requirements : Reseal carefully any opened container and set upright to avoid leakages. Keep the product in the original containers.
Storage Conditions : Keep away from flammable substances. Do not store with combustibles or reducing agents. Keep containers tightly closed in well ventilated and cool place.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
1498
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM NITRATE
Chemical name:
sodium nitrate
Language:
English
Labels:
Oxidizing (5.1)
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Product can be transported as non dangerous based on the results from test O.1 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria following ADR section 2.2.51.1.5.

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

UN number:
1498
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM NITRATE
Chemical name:
sodium nitrate
Language:
English
Labels:
Oxidizing (5.1)
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Product can be transported as non dangerous based on the results from test O.1 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria following ADR section 2.2.51.1.5.

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
1498
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM NITRATE
Chemical name:
sodium nitrate
Labels:
Oxidizing (5.1)
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
1498
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM NITRATE
Chemical name:
sodium nitrate
Labels:
Oxidizing (5.1)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations