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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

· After inhalation Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of symptoms.

· After skin contact

Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

If skin irritation continues, consult a doctor.

· After eye contact

Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult doctor.

· After swallowing In case of persistent symptoms consult doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

· Suitable extinguishing agents

Product itself it does not burn, extinguishing measures to suit surroundings.

· Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or resulting gases:

Can be released in case of fire :

hydrogen fluoride

· Protective equipment: Do not inhale explosion gases or combustion gases.

Accidental release measures

· Person-related safety precautions: Wear protective clothing.

· Measures for environmental protection: avoid further disposal

· Measures for cleaning/collecting: Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to item 13. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear protective clothes

Handling and storage


· Information for safe handling: Ventilation and acid resistant equipment required

· Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.

· Storage

· Requirements to be met by storerooms and containers: No special requirements.

· Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.

· Further information about storage conditions:

Keep container tightly sealed.

Storage: ventilated, cool and dry

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational exposure controls

The Personal Protective Equipment must be in accordance with EN standards:respirator EN 136, 140, 149; safety glasses EN 166; protective suit: EN 340, 463, 468, 943-1, 943-2; gloves EN 374, safety shoes EN-ISO 20345.

Do not breathe dust.

Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Take off all contaminated clothing immediately.

Environmental exposure controls

Handle in accordance with local environmental regulations and good industrial practices.

Engineering measures

Use with local exhaust ventilation.

acid resisting floor

Emergency sprinkling nozzle

Personal protective equipment:

Respiratory protection:

Remarks: In the case of dust or aerosol formation use respirator with an approved filter.

Hand protection:

Glove material: Natural Latex

Break through time: > 480 min

Glove thickness: 0,6 mm


Gloves must be inspected prior to use.

Replace when worn.

Safety glasses with side-shields

Skin and body protection:

Protective suit

Stability and reactivity


no data available

Chemical stability

Thermal sensitivity: No decomposition if used as directed.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.

Decomposes when moist.

Conditions to avoid

Protect from atmospheric moisture and water.

Protect from exposure to air/oxygen.

Incompatible materials

Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

Hydrogen fluoride under influence of strong acids/fire

No decomposition if stored normally.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods


Dispose according to legal requirements.


Legal requirements are to be considered in regard of reuse or disposal of used packaging materials

Further information:

Provisions relating to waste:

EC Directive 2006/12/EC; 2008/98/EEC

Regulation No. 1013/2006