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First-aid measures

If inhaled
- Move to fresh air.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of eye contact
- Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water, also under the eyelids.
- If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

In case of skin contact
- Wash off with soap and water.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.

If swallowed
- Rinse mouth with water.
- Induce vomiting, but only if victim is fully conscious.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media
- None.

Specific hazards arising from the chemical
- Not combustible.

Special protective actions for fire-fighters
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Avoid dust formation.

Advice for emergency responders
- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.

Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Storage
- Store in original container.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep container closed.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Suitable packaging material
- Paper + PE.
- Polyethylene

Unsuitable packaging material
- no data available

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure Limit Values
Calcium sulfate: US. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values 2009, time weighted average = 10 mg/m3, Remarks: Inhalable dust
Calcium carbonate: UK. EH40 Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) 2007, time weighted average = 10 mg/m3, Remarks: Inhalable dust.

Appropriate engineering controls
- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

Respiratory protection
- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators.
- Respirator with a particle filter (EN 143)
- Recommended Filter type: P2

Hand protection
- Wear suitable gloves.
- Suitable material: PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber, butyl-rubber

Eye protection
- Goggles
- Dust proof goggles, if dusty.

Skin and body protection
- Protective suit
- Long sleeved clothing

Hygiene measures
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

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

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
- Incompatible with acids.
- Decomposes slowly on exposure to water.

Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
- none

Conditions to avoid
- Exposure to moisture.

Materials to avoid
- Acids

Hazardous decomposition products
- Sulphur oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste disposal methods
- Contact waste disposal services.
- If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.
- Can be landfilled, when in compliance with local regulations.
- Dilute with plenty of water.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.

Contaminated packaging
- Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.
- Clean container with water.
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.
- Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.