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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

If inhaled:

Fresh air. Seek medical attention if necessary. In case of irritation of the respiratory system or mucous membranes, seek medical attention.

On skin contact:

Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Under no circumstances should organic solvent be used. If irritation develops, seek medical attention. Consult a doctor if skin irritation persists.

On contact with eyes:

Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open. If symptoms persist, seek medical advice.

On ingestion:

Affected person should drink 500 - 800 mL water. In case of spontaneous vomiting be sure that vomitus can freely drain because of danger of suffocation. Give water repeatedly. Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Never induce vomiting or give anything by mouth if the victim is unconscious or having convulsions.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

water spray, foam, dry powder

Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons:

water jet

Specific hazards:

carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides, toxic gases/vapours

Do not release chemically contaminated water into drains, soil or surface water. Sufficient measures must be taken to retain the water used for extinguishing. Dispose of contaminated water and soil according to local regulations.

Special protective equipment:

Full-body protective clothing. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:

Avoid breathing vapours. Do not breathe dust. Sources of ignition should be kept well clear. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing.

Environmental precautions:

Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods for cleaning up or taking up:

Take up mechanically and collect in suitable container (adequately labelled) for disposal. Collect waste in suitable containers, which can be labeled and sealed. Avoid raising dust.

Handling and storage


Handle and open container with care. Avoid dust formation. Avoid all sources of ignition: heat, sparks, open flame.  Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene

practice. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Provide good ventilation of working area (local exhaust ventilation if necessary). Close containers immediately after use.

Protection against fire and explosion:

Avoid creating dust formations. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.


Segregate from foodstuffs. Keep only in the original container. Keep container tightly closed and in a cool place with adequate ventilation.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection:


Hand protection:

Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374)

Eye protection:

Tightly fitting safety goggles (chemical goggles) and face shield.

Body protection:

Working clothes. Closed footwear.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid:

Avoid electro-static discharge

Substances to avoid:

strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products:

No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Disposal considerations

Must be dumped or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.