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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with plenty of water. Seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Recommended extinguishing agents: Water, foam, carbon
dioxide and dry powder may be used.

Product arising from burning: Products arising from pyrolysis: Products of combustion may
contain hydrogen fluoride and oxides of carbon, nitrogen
and sulphur together with some soot.

Protective equipment: Protective equipment: None recommended. [UK c.a.: see
2.3.5]

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Isolate spillage and remove personnel from affected area.
Sweep up spill and dispose of by incineration at a suitable
facility using the precautions outlined under 2.3.1. For
liquid, absorb spill with a suitable absorbent material and
dispose of by incineration at a suitable facility.

Handling and storage

Handling: Minimise exposure and observe the usual precautions when
handling organic chemicals. Avoid inhalation. Gloves,
goggles and a suitable dust mask should be worn.

Storage: No storage precautions

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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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Transport: No special precautions
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Other dangers: None reported. [UK c.a.: Cases of
respiratory sensitisation have been observed with reactive
dyes. If symptoms occur, all work with reactive dyes must
cease immediately and medical attention should be sought].

Chemical reaction with water: Chemical reaction with water: The reactive group is slowly
hydrolysed in water. [UK c.a.: presumably yielding fluoride
ion/salts]

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for recycling is not feasible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: The substance can be disposed of at a suitable facility

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. The substance can be disposed of at a
suitable facility with waste gas treatment to remove
nitrogen and sulphur oxides and hydrogen fluoride.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance will be removed by absorption on sludge.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will only enter the public domain in the form
of dyed articles which may be disposed of as domestic
waste.

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