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Administrative data

First-aid measures

DESCRIPTION OF FIRST AID MEASURES
- General information: Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
- After inhalation: Supply fresh air and seek medical treatment in case of complaints.
- 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, then consult a doctor.
- After swallowing: If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious). If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than hips to help prevent aspiration. If symptoms persist consult doctor.
- Information for doctor: Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
- Suitable extinguishing agents: Special powder for metal fires or dry sand. Do not use water.
- For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water and carbon dioxide.

ADVICE FOR FIREFIGHTERS
- Protective equipment: Wear self-contained respiratory protective device and do not inhale explosion gases or combustion gases.
- Additional information: Dispose of fire debris and contaminated fire-fighting water in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS, PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
- Use respiratory protective device against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol and keep away from ignition sources.

ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS
- No special measures required

METHODS AND MATERIAL FOR CONTAINMENT AND CLEANING UP
- Pick up mechanically.
- Avoid formation of dust.
- Keep away from water.
- Dispose of the material collected according to regulations.

Handling and storage

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING
- Handle with care. Avoid jolting, friction and impact, open and handle receptacle with care.
- Prevent formation of dust and provide suction extractors if dust is formed. Work only in fume cupboard.

INFORMATION ABOUT FIRE- AND EXPLOSION PROTECTION
- Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: Store only in the original receptacle, store receptacle in a well ventilated area.
- Information about storage in one common storage facility: Store away from water and not together with acids or alkalis (caustic solutions). Store away from oxidising agents.
- Further information about storage conditions: Store under dry inert gas, keep container tightly sealed and protect from humidity and water.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3089
Proper shipping name and description:
3089 METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Gadolinium
Language:
English
Class:
4.1
Classification code:
Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives.
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
4.1
Special Provisions:
Warning: Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives.
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Gadolinium
Class:
4.1 Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives.
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-G,S-G
Labels:
4.1
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Gadolinium
Class:
Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives.
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
4.1
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Exposure controls / personal protection

- Additional information about design of technical facilities: Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.

CONTROL PARAMETERS
- Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the workplace.

EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
- General protective and hygienic measures: Do not inhale dust / smoke / mist and avoid contact with the eyes and skin. Do not eat, drink, smoke or sniff while working, wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. Use skin protection cream for skin protection.
- Respiratory protection: Use suitable respiratory protective device when high concentrations are present. Recommended filter device for short term use: Filter P2 or Filter FFP2.
- Protection of hands: Protective gloves –Butyl rubber (BR) and Nitrile rubber (NBR). Penetration time of glove material - Value for the permeation: Level ≥ 120 min. (EN 374). The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
- Eye protection: Safety glasses
- Body protection: Light weight protective clothing.

Stability and reactivity

CHEMICAL STABILITY
- Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.
- Possibility of hazardous reactions: Reacts with acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.
- Conditions to avoid: No further relevant information available.
- Incompatible materials: No further relevant information available.
- Hazardous decomposition products: Hydrogen

Disposal considerations

WASTE TREATMENT METHODS
- This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. The disposal must be made according to official regulations.
- Waste disposal key: 35321 (ÖNORM S 2100)
- European waste catalogue: 06 04 99
- Uncleaned packaging recommendation: Non contaminated packaging may be recycled. Packagings that may not be cleaned are to be disposed of in the same manner as the product. Disposal must be made according to official regulations.