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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air. Seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists seek
medical attention.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water. If irritation develops seek
medical attention.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Recommended extinguishing agents: None, the substance is an
inorganic material and resists temperatures in excess of
1000 deg C.

Product arising from burning: Products arising from pyrolysis: Inorganic oxides may be
formed.

Protective equipment: Protective equipment: None required.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Collect spill mechanically using a scoop or vacuum,
avoiding dust creation. Place material into containers for
disposal at a licensed landfill site. Do not discharge
material to a waste-water system.

Handling and storage

Handling: Handle dry substance under local exhaust or mechanical
ventilation to reduce airborne dust. Otherwise, wear a
reusable dust mask with dust cartridges (NIOSH type
TC-21C-XXX) or a disposable dust mask. If prolonged or
repeated skin contact is likely, wear impervious rubber or
synthetic gloves. Wear eye protection if splashing or mists
occur when handling the aqueous dispersion.

Storage: Store in closed drums. The substance should be kept from
freezing and from temperatures in excess of 60 deg C.

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

Chemical reaction with water: Chemical reaction with water: None reported

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Uncontaminated material may be recovered and reused.
Recovery from articles (welding curtains, safety clothing
and protective fabrics etc) is not feasible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable. No known hazardous effects.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal in a landfill site is recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not recommended.

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

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.