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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air; symptomatic treatment

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water for at least 15 minutes

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with water

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Symptomatic treatment

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Combustion products may contain metal oxide smoke. Water

mist; foam or dry powder (eg sand, earth) are suitable

extinguishing agents. Wear a self-contained breathing


Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Damp down spilt material and transfer to waste containers

for disposal at a controlled landfill site.

Handling and storage

Handling: The substance should be treated as a potential nuisance

dust. Personal exposure should be kept below 10 mg/m3

8-hour TWA total inhalable dust or 5 mg/m3 8-hour TWA

respirable dust. Otherwise, respirators should be worn (eg

BS 6016, Type 1/M).

Storage: No special precautions.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special precautions.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is not possible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable - no known hazardous properties.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal at a controlled landfill site is possible.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: The substance is an inorganic salt, incinertion is not


Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance is virtually insoluble in water and may be

recovered by filtration.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance itself will not enter the public domain.

Plastic products containing the substance may be disposed

of at a domestic refuse tip