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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Contact with skin:

Wash with plenty of water and soap.

Contact with eyes:

Wash immediately with water for at least 10 minutes.


Induce vomiting. SEEK A MEDICAL EXAMINATION IMMEDIATELY and present the safety-data


A suspension of activated charcoal in water, or liquid paraffin may be administered.


Ventilate the premises. The patient is to be removed immediately from the contaminated

premises and made to rest in a well ventilated area. Should the patient feel unwell, OBTAIN


Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishers:

Water, CO2, Foam, Chemical powders, according to the materials involved in the fire.

Extinguishers not to be used:

None in particular.

Risks arising from combustion:

Avoid inhaling the fumes.

Protective equipment:

Use protection for the respiratory tract.

Accidental release measures

Measures for personal safety:

Use gloves and protective clothing.

Environmental measures:

Limit leakages with earth or sand.

If the product has escaped into a water course, into the drainage system, or has contaminated

the ground or vegetation, notify the competent authorities.

Cleaning methods:

If the product is in a liquid form, stop it from entering the drainage system.

Recover the product for re-use if possible, or for elimination. The product might, where

appropriate, be absorbed by inert material.

After the product has been recovered, rinse the area and materials involved with water.

Handling and storage

Handling precautions:

Avoid contact and inhalation of the vapours. See, too, paragraph 8 below.

Do not eat or drink while working.

Incompatible materials:

Keep away from oxidising agents

Keep away from acids.

Storage conditions:

Keep this product in a dry place.

Instructions as regards storage premises:

Adequately ventilated premises.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Precautionary measures:

Give adequate ventilation to the premises where the product is stored and/or handled.

Respiratory protection:

Use respiratory protection where ventilation is insufficient or exposure is prolonged, e.g.

CEN/FFP-2(S) or CEN/FFP-3(S).

Protection for hands:

Use protective gloves that provides comprehensive protection, e.g. P.V.C., neoprene or rubber.

Eye protection:

Use close fitting safety goggles and/or visor conforming to BS 2092 GRADE 1.

Protection for skin:

No special precaution must be adopted for normal use.

Exposure limit(s) (ACGIH):


TLV TWA: 2 ppm (SO2)

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid:

Stable under normal conditions.

Substances to avoid:

Acids and oxidants

Hazardous decomposition products:

Toxic gases

Disposal considerations

Recover if possible. In so doing, comply with the local and national regulations currently in force.