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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Move out of dangerous area. First-aid
crew: Ensure self-protection. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Eye contact:
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water, also under the eyelids. Call a physician immediately.
Skin contact:
Wash off with soap and water. Call a physician immediately.
Inhalation:
Provide fresh air. Keep the victim calm and in a semi-upright position. Artificial respiration
and/or oxygen may be necessary. Call a physician immediately.
Ingestion:
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Call a
physician immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
May form toxic gases on heating or in case of fire. Zinc oxide fumes.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray jet, Alcohol-resistant foam, Dry chemical, Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Further information:
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Environmental precautions:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up:
Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Pick up and transfer to properly labelled
containers. Adequate disposal

Handling and storage

Handling
Safe handling advice:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. Keep away from combustible material. Normal
measures for preventive fire protection.
Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Protect from moisture.

Further information:
Product is hygroscopic.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1514
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
5.1
Classification code:
O2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
5.1
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 1514
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
5.1
Classification code:
O2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
5.1
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1514
Proper shipping name and description:
ZINC NITRATE
Class:
5.1
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-H, S-Q
Labels:
5.1
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 1514
Proper shipping name and description:
zinc nitrate
Class:
5.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
5.1
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations