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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation : Move affected person to fresh air. Keep person warm and at rest. If not breathing, if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs, provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

Ingestion : Wash out mouth with water. Keep person warm and at rest. Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

Skin contact : Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

Eye contact : Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Protection of first-aiders : Put on appropriate personal protective equipment. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media : Use dry chemical or CO2

Unsuitable extinguishing media : None known.

Hazards from the substance or mixture : Fine dust clouds may form explosive mixtures with air. Runoff to sewer may create fire or explosion hazard.

Hazardous combustion products : Decomposition products may include the following materials:

carbon dioxide

carbon monoxide

nitrogen oxides

Special precautions for fire-fighters : Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if there is a fire. Move containers from fire area if this can be done without risk. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode.

Accidental release measures

Protection of fire-fighters : Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering. Do not touch or walk through spilt material. Shut off all ignition sources. Avoid breathing dust. Put on appropriate personal protective equipment

Environmental precautions : Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental pollution (sewers, waterways, soil or air).

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up Spill : Prevent entry into sewers, water courses, basements or confined areas. Use a tool

to scoop up solid or absorbed material and place into appropriate labelled waste container.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling :

Protective measures : Put on appropriate personal protective equipment.. Use spark-proof. Avoid breathing dust.

Advice on general occupational hygiene : Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities : Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in original container protected

from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials and food and drink. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

No exposure limit value known.

Hygiene measures : Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products, before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period.

Respiratory protection : Use a type 2 disposable dust mask.

Eye/face protection : Goggles should be worn.

Hand protection : Wear suitable gloves. If used in a solvent, chose gloves appropriated to solvent.

Body protection : Wear clothes dedicated to handling of chemical products. Suitable protective footwear.

Environmental exposure controls : In some cases, fume scrubbers, filters or engineering modifications to the process equipment will be necessary to reduce emissions to acceptable levels.

Stability and reactivity

No specific test data related to reactivity available for this product or its ingredients.

The product is stable.

Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.

Avoid the creation of dust when handling and avoid all possible sources of ignition (spark or flame). Take precautionary measures against electrostatic discharges.

Disposal considerations

Send to an appropriate hazardous waste incineration facility, in compliance with legislation. Disposal of this product, solutions and any by-products should at all times comply with the requirements of environmental protection and waste disposal legislation and any regional local authority requirements. Care should be taken

when handling emptied containers that have not been cleaned or rinsed out. Empty containers or liners may retain some product residues. Avoid dispersal of spilt material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers.