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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: In case product dust is released: Possible discomfort: cough, sneezing Move victims into fresh air.
Skin Contact: Wash off with plenty of water and soap.
Eye contact: Possible discomfort is due to foreign substance effect. Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water keeping eyelid open. In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.
Ingestion: Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. After absorbing large amounts of substance / In case of discomfort: Supply with medical care.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: None known

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed Hazards: None known.
Treatment: No hazards which require special first aid measures.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder. Adapt fire-extinguishing measures to surroundings
Unsuitable extinguishing media: Do not use full-force water jet in order to avoid dispersal and spread of the fire.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: None known.

Advice for firefighters Special fire fighting procedures: Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil or stretches of water. Ensure there are sufficient retaining facilities for water used to extinguish fire. Fire residues and contaminated fire exting

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Use personal protective equipment.

For non-emergency personnel: No data available.

For emergency responders: No data available.

Environmental Precautions: Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil stretches of water, groundwater, drainage systems.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal.

Reference to other sections: Wear personal protective equipment

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. If there is the possibility of skin/eye contact, the indicated hand/eye/body protection should be used. If workplace exposure limits are exceeded and/or larger amounts are released (leakage, spilling, dust) the indicated respiratory protection should be used. If necessary: Local ventilation.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Keep in a dry place. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Specific end use(s): Applications

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational Exposure Limit for amorphous silica (inhalable / total dust): Type of limit MAK (DE) 4 mg/m3 (TRGS 900)

Occupational Exposure Limit

- Precipitated silica and silica gel:

Type of limit other: TWA 10 mg/m3
The value is for total dust containing no asbestos and < 1 % crystalline silica.

ACGIH, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists:
1993-1994 Threshold limit values for chemical substances and physical agents and biological exposure indices (1993)





Stability and reactivity

stable

Disposal considerations

Unused SAS is not classified as a hazardous waste.