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First-aid measures

General advice: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

Dust inhalation: Move to fresh air. Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Keep under medical surveillance. In case of problems : Hospitalise.

Skin contact:
Wash immediately, abundantly and thoroughly with soap and water. Consult a doctor quickly. In case of extensive burns: Hospitalize immediately.

Eye contact: Remove particles remaining under the eyelids. Wash well-open eyes immediately, abundantly and thoroughly with water. Consult an ophthalmologist immediately.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting, rinse mouth and lips with plenty of water if the subject is conscious, then hospitalize.

Protection of first-aiders: Wear suitable respiratory equipment. Protective suit Gloves

Fire-fighting measures

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: Thermal decomposition giving toxic and corrosive products : Hydrogen fluoride

Precautions for fire-fighters:
Specific methods: In case of fire, remove exposed containers.

Special protective actions for fire-fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Prohibit contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of dust. Evacuate unprotected peronnel into safe areas

Environmental precautions:
Do not release into the environment.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Recover the product. After cleaning, flush away traces with water. Recover water for later processing

Handling and storage

Technical measures/Precautions:
Storage and handling precautions applicable to products: Solid. Toxic. Corrosive. Sensitizing. Dangerous for the environment Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery and at places where dust can be generated. Provide showers, eye-baths.

Safe handling advice:
Avoid the formation and deposition of dust. Only use safety equipment.

Hygiene measures:
Prohibit contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of dust. When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
Wash hands after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Store protected from moisture and heat.

- Incompatible products: Peroxides, Strong acids, Strong oxidizing agents

Packaging material:
Recommended: Metal drums with internal polyethylene coating, Cardboard lined with polyethylene liner

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
(Aluminium fluoride, chromium trifluoride, nickel difluoride)
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M7
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
(Aluminium fluoride, chromium trifluoride, nickel difluoride)
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M7
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
(Aluminium fluoride, chromium trifluoride, nickel difluoride)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A, S-F
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
(Aluminium fluoride, chromium trifluoride, nickel difluoride)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9MI
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Exposure controls / personal protection

CONTROL PARAMETERS:

Exposure Limit Values

Aluminium fluoride
Source Date Value type Value (ppm) Value (mg/m3) Remarks
EU ELV 02 2006 TWA – 2,5 – ACGIH (US)
2009 TWA – 1 Respirable fraction.
ACGIH (US) 2008 TWA – R 2,5 as F

Chromium trifluoride
Source Date Value type Value (ppm) Value (mg/m3) Remarks
EU ELV 02 2006 TWA – 2 –
ACGIH (US) 2007 TWA – 0,5 as Cr
ACGIH (US) 2007 TWA – 2,5 as F

Nickel difluoride
Source Date Value type Value (ppm) Value (mg/m3) Remarks
ACGIH (US) 2007 TWA – 2,5 as F
ACGIH (US) 2007 TWA – 0,1 Inhalable fraction. as Ni

EXPOSURE CONTROLS:

General protective measures: Use high inegrity methods of material loading and unloading. Investigate engineering techniques to reduce exposures. Ensure sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work areas. Routine monitoring and inspection for leaks to reduce fugitive emissions.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection: Effective dust mask.
Hand protection: Gloves tested according to EN 374
Eye/face protection: Safety glasses with side shields
Skin and body protection: Protective clothing (remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use)

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity & Chemical stability: The product is stable under normal handling and storage conditions.

Conditions to avoid: Store protected from moisture and heat.

Incompatible materials to avoid: Reacts violently with : Peroxides, Strong acids

Thermal decomposition: Decomposition temperature: 500 °C

Hazardous decomposition products:
Thermal decomposition giving toxic and corrosive products : Hydrogen fluoride



Disposal considerations

Waste treatment:
Disposal of product: If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.