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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

1. Description of first aid measures

First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety. If the patient is likely to become unconscious, place and transport in stable sideways position (recovery position). Immediately remove contaminated clothing.

If inhaled:

Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention. Immediately inhale corticosteroid dose aerosol.

On skin contact:

Immediately wash thoroughly with plenty of water, apply sterile dressings, consult a skin specialist.

On contact with eyes:

Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an eye specialist.

On ingestion:

Do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth and then drink 200-300 ml of water, seek medical attention.

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labeling (see section 2) and/or in section 11.

3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

foam, Dry Powder for Class D, Dry sand, water spray, dry powder

Additional information:

Use extinguishing measures to suit surroundings.

2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

metal oxides

The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released if the product is involved in a fire.

3. Advice for fire-fighters

Special protective equipment:

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical-protective clothing.

Further information:

Product itself is non-combustible; fire extinguishing method of surrounding areas must be considered. Dispose of fire debris and contaminated extinguishing water in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid dust formation. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective clothing. Information regarding personal protective measures see, section 8.

2. Environmental precautions

Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Avoid raising dust. Dampen, pick up mechanically and dispose of. Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with regulations.

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling

Avoid dust formation. Avoid inhalation of dusts. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Processing machines must be fitted with local exhaust ventilation.

Protection against fire and explosion:

The product does not contribute to the spreading of flames, nor is it self combustible, not explosive.

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Suitable materials for containers: High density polyethylene (HDPE), Low density polyethylene (LDPE)

Further information on storage conditions: Containers should be stored tightly sealed in a dry place.

3. Specific end use(s)

For the relevant identified use(s) listed in Section 3.5 the advice mentioned in this section is to be observed.

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Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity

No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Corrosion to metals:

Study technically not feasible. Corrosive effects to metal are not anticipated.

Formation of flammable gases:       Remarks:       Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.

      Method:       Flammability (contact with water)

2. Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable.

3. Possibility of hazardous reactions

Evolution of heat under influence of acids.

The product is chemically stable.

4. Conditions to avoid

Avoid dust formation. Avoid humidity.

5. Incompatible materials

Substances to avoid:


6. Hazardous decomposition products

Possible thermal decomposition products:

metallic oxides

Disposal considerations

1. Waste treatment methods

Dispose of in accordance with national, state and local regulations.

Contact specialized companies about recycling.

Contaminated packaging:

Dispose of in accordance with national, state and local regulations.

Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and disposed of in the same manner as the substance/product.