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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water. If irritation

develops, seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with soap and water. If

irritation develops, seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water mist, foam, carbon dioxide, and only dry powder may be


Product arising from burning: Products of combustion may contain oxides of carbon together

with water and some soot.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Protective clothing and a self-contained breathing apparatus

should be worn.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Ventilate area and remove all sources of ignition. Collect

spill keeping dust formation to a minimum. Tranfer to

suitable labelled containers and dispose of in accordance

with local regulations or recover the material with

crystallisation. Wash spill site with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid skin and eye contact and inhalation of dust. Do not

ingest. Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling the


Storage: Store indoors at constant temperature, if possible at around

15 C in dry, well ventilated conditions in sealed

containers. Keep away from sources of ignition.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: The product will be packaged in open topped drums (plus

lid), lined with two sealed, polythene bag inners.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special measures, other than foreseen in transport
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion: None reported.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance may be recovered by recrystallisation (A623).

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None reported.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: The substance can be disposed of at a landfill site (A650).

It should not be flushed to the drains.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method at a suitable facility.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will only enter the public domain in the form

of articles which can be disposed of as domestic waste.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Consumer products will only contain low levels of Pongamia

and should thus be suitable for disposal by landfill.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Depending on the nature of the consumer product incineration

is the recommended method of disposal for Pongamia.