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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation
- Remove the subject from dusty environment and let him blow his nose.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Eye contact
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).
- Consult with an ophthalmologist immediately in all cases.
Skin contact
- Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- Wash off with plenty of water.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Ingestion
- Call a physician immediately.
If victim is conscious:
- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
If victim is unconscious but breathing:
- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding
environment.
- Water
- Water spray
Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons
- None.
Special exposure hazards in a fire
- Oxidising
- Oxygen released in thermal decomposition may support combustion
- Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
- Contact with flammables may cause fire or explosions.
- Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Fire fighters must wear fire resistant personnel protective equipment.
Other information
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections Handling and storage.
- Keep away from incompatible products
Environmental precautions
- Limited quantity can be flushed into sewer with plenty of water.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
Methods for cleaning up
- Do not add chemical products.
- Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
- All receiving equipment should be clean, vented, dry, labelled and made of material that is compatible
with the product.
- Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

Handling
- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.
- Never return unused material to storage receptacle.
- Containers and equipment used to handle the product should be used exclusively for that product.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
Storage
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place.
- Keep away from direct sunlight.
- Keep away from heat.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
- The container must be used exclusively for the product.
- Keep in container fitted with safety valve or vent.
Specific use(s)
- For further information, please contact: Supplier
Packaging material
- Stainless steel
- Polyethylene
- Paper + PE coating.
- glass
Other information
- Avoid dust formation.
- Refer to protective measures.
- In industrial installations, apply the rules for the prevention of major accidents (consult an expert).
- Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN-Number 3378
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM CARBONATE PEROXYHYDRATE
Language:
English
Labels:
5.1
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN-Number 3378
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM CARBONATE PEROXYHYDRATE
Language:
English
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN-Number 3378
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM CARBONATE PEROXYHYDRATE
Labels:
Oxidising agent
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN-Number 3378
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SODIUM CARBONATE PEROXYHYDRATE
Labels:
Oxidizer
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Refer to protective measures.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

Occupational exposure controls
Respiratory protection
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
- Recommended Filter type:
- P2
Hand protection
- Wear suitable gloves.
- Suitable material : PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber
Eye protection
- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
Skin and body protection
- Protective suit
Hygiene measures
- Use only in an area equipped with a safety shower.
- Eye wash bottle with pure water
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice for diagnostics.

Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Stability
- Potential for exothermic hazard
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Conditions to avoid
- Exposure to moisture.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
Materials to avoid
- Water, Acids, Bases, Heavy metal salts, Reducing agents, Organic materials, Flammable materials,
Combustible material
Hazardous decomposition products
- Oxygen

Disposal considerations

Waste from residues / unused products
- Dilute with plenty of water.
- Dispose of wastes in an approved waste disposal facility.
- Can be landfilled, when in compliance with local regulations.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.
Packaging treatment
- Clean container with water.
- Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.
- Uncleaned empty packaging
- Dispose of as unused product.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.

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