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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
The product is not combustible., In case of fire in the surroundings:, Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Accidental release measures

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Use mechanical handling equipment.
After cleaning, flush away traces with water.

Handling and storage

Handling

Precautions for safe handling
Avoid dust formation.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
No special precautions required.

Storage

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

German storage class
13 - Non Combustible Solids

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Remarks:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Marine transport (IMDG)

Proper shipping name and description:
POTASSIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE
Chemical name:
potassium hydrogen carbonate
Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

Proper shipping name and description:
POTASSIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE
Chemical name:
potassium hydrogen carbonate
Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection
In case of dusts/vapours/aerosols being formed or if the limit values like TLV are exceeded:
use respiratory equipment with suitable filter or wear a self contained respiratory apparatus
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection
Recommendation:
suitable protective gloves
Glove material butyl-rubber, PVC, Natural rubber (NR), Polychloroprene with natural-latex liner.
Material thickness 0,5 mm
Break through time > 480 min
Method DIN EN 374
Glove material nitrile rubber (Camatril, Tricotril, Dermatril), Fluorinated rubber (Vitoject)
Material thickness 0,35 - 0,4 mm
Break through time > 480 min
Method Source: KCL GmbH

Eye protection
safety glasses

Hygiene measures
Do not wear contaminated clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Possibility of hazardous reactions
Reacts with:
acids
evolution of carbon dioxide.

Disposal considerations

Product
With respect to local regulations, e.g. deposit in a suitable landfill site.
No waste key number as per the European Waste Types List can be assigned to this product, since such classification is based on the (as yet undetermined) use to which the product is put by the consumer.
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.