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Administrative data

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.