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First-aid measures

- Following inhalation:

Move the affected person away from the contaminated area and into the fresh air.

If irritation persists, consult a physician

- Following skin contact:

Wipe off as much as possible

Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and footwear

Wash with water

If case of redness or irritation, call a physician

- Following eye contact:

Rinse immediately and thoroughly, pulling the eyelids well away from the eye (15 minutes minimum)

Always consult an eye specialist, even if there are no immediate symptoms

- Following ingestion:

Rinse mouth with water

Call medical assistance immediately and show a copy of the material safety data sheet

- Most important symptoms and effects:

Causes serious eye damage

Harmful if swallowed

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing media:

Water spray. Dry chemical. Powder. Alcohol resistant foam

- Unsuitable extinguishing media:

High volume water jet. Carbon dioxide (CO2)

- Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

Avoid whirling up material/product because of the danger of dust explosion

Not classified as flammable according to EEC criteria, but may present a risk in the event of a fire

During combustion: harmful fumes can be released

- Advice for fire fighter:

Contaminated extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with official regulations.  Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment (Self-contained breathing apparatus. Complete protective clothing)

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions:

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe dust. Avoid dust formation

- Protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment

- Environmental precautions:

Contain the spilled material by bunding. Do not discharge into drains or rivers.

- Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

Sweep up or vacuum up the product.Wash non-recoverable remainder with large amounts of water. Recover the cleaning water for later disposal.

Dispose of materials or solid residues at an authorized site.

Handling and storage

- Precautions for safe handling:

Avoid any direct contact with the product.

Avoid raising powdered material due to explosion hazard.

Do not breathe dust.

Work in a well-ventilated area

Do not drink, eat or smoke in the workplace. Always wash hands after handling the product

- Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool and dry place.

Incompatible materials: None to our knowledge.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

- Technical protection measures :

Ensure good ventilation of the work station

Eye fountain

- Organisational protection measures:

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice

- Hand protection :

Impermeable protective gloves. The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC directive 89/686/EEC and the resultant standard EN 374

- Body protection :

Due to colouring properties of the product, closed work clothes should be used to avoid stains during manipulation.

- Eye protection :

Sealed safety goggles. (EN 166)

- Respiratory protection

Suitable respiratory mask (P2)

Stability and reactivity

- Reactivity


To our knowledge, this product does not present any particular risk, provided it is handled in accordance with good occupational hygiene and safety practice.

- Chemical stability


Stable under normal conditions of use and storage

- Possibility of hazardous reactions


Dust explosion hazard.

- Conditions to avoid



- Incompatible materials


None to our knowledge

- Hazardous decomposition products :

No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

On combustion or on thermal decomposition (pyrolysis) releases: Carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Various hydrocarbon fragments

Disposal considerations

Dispose of in accordance with relevant local regulations.

Uncontaminated packs can be re-used. Packs that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.