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First-aid measures

- General advice: Consult a physician. Show safety data sheet of the substance to the attending doctor.
- Following inhalation: In case of inhalation, remove from contaminated atmosphere and seek medical attention if respiratory irritation occurs.
- Following skin contact: May cause skin irritation; flush with water and soap.
- Following eye contact: May cause eye irritation; wash with plenty of water.
- Following ingestion: Rinse mouth with water, consult a physician.
- Most important symptoms and effects: Harmful if swallowed.

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing media: Use standard firefighting techniques; use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam.
- Unsuitable extinguishing media: None.
- Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: Release of carbon oxides.
- Advice for fire fighter: As with all fires, evacuate personnel to safe area. Firefighters should use self-contained breathing equipment and protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions: Use personal protective equipment. Any person entering a spill area or an unknown concentration of dust, should use a suitable dust respirator.
- Protective equipment and emergency procedures: see above.
- Environmental precautions: The substance is not soluble in water and floats on water.
- Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Remove the substance by vacuum cleaner and dispose in waste container according to state, local laws.

Handling and storage

- Precautions for safe handling: The substance is stable, not considered as a fire hazard. Avoid formation of dust.
- Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Stow away from boiler, use tightly closed containers.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures: Avoid static electricity.
2. Organisational protection measures: Keep personal protective equipment available.
3. Hand protection: Use disposable gloves.
4. Feet protection: Use safety shoes.
5. Body protection: Wear suitable protective clothing.
6. Eye protection: Use safety goggles.
7. Respiratory protection: Use a suitable dust respirator (P2).

Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity : The substance is stable.
2. Chemical stability: Stable under normal storage conditions.
3. Possibility of hazardous reactions: When heated to decomposition material emits irritating fumes.
4. Conditions to avoid: Dust generation.
5. Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.
6. Hazardous decomposition products: When heated to decomposition material emits irritating fumes.

Disposal considerations

Sweep up spilled material being careful not to create dust. Place sweepings in a chemical waste container. Flush contaminated area with water and detergent. Dispose of waste in accodance with federal, state or local laws.