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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

4.1 General informations
Move victim out of danger zone. Position and transport victim on their side. In case of
respiratory distress, bring into semi-upright, seated position. Remove contaminated
clothing immediatley and dispose off safely. Put victim at rest, cover with a blanket
and keep warm. Do not leave victim unattended. In case of accident or if you feel
unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show safety data sheet if possible).
Medical treatment necessary.
4.2 In case of inhalation
Provide fresh air. In case of breathing difficulties administer oxygen. No mouth-tomouth
or mouth-to-nose resuscitation.Use respiratory bag or oxygen resuscitation
4.3 In case of skin contact
Remove contaminated clothing immediatley and dispose off safely. After contact with
skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
4.4 In case of eye contact
If product gets into the eye, keep eyelid open and rinse immediately with large
quantities of water, for at least 5 minutes. Subsequently consult an ophthalmologist.
Protect the eye that is not injured.
4.5 In case of ingestion
Rinse mouth immediately and drink large quantities of water. Do not induce vomiting.
4.6 Self-protection of the first aider
First aid assistant: Pay attention to self-protection!
4.7 Information to physician
4.7.1 Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its dust and by
4.7.2 Hazards
Effects of short-term exposure:
The substance irritates the eyes, the skin and the respiratory
Effects of long-term or repeated
Notes: -
4.7.3 Symptoms
In case of inhalation:
Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Laboured
In case of skin contact: Redness. Pain. Blisters.
In case of eye contact: Redness. Pain.
In case of ingestion: Abdominal pain. Burning sensation.
4.7.4 Treatment
First Aid, decontamination, treatment of symptoms.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Suitable extinguishing media
Water spray jet. Water mist. Foam. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Extinguishing powder.
5.2 Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons
Full water jet.
5.3 Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself,
combustion products, resulting gases
In case of fire may be liberated:
Sulphur dioxide (SO2). Sulphur trioxide.
5.4 Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
Wear full chemical protective clothing. In case of fire: Wear self-contained breathing
5.5 Additional information
Intervention Actions-General
Keep upwind. Put on protective equipment before entering danger area.
Intervention Actions-Fire (involving the substance)
Heating of container(s) will cause pressure rise with risk of bursting and subsequent
explosion. Gives off toxic and irritant fumes when heated or burning. May attack
metals and produce hydrogen gas which may form explosive mixture with air. The
vapour may be invisible and is heavier than air. It spreads along the ground and may
enter sewers and basements. Keep container(s) cool with water. Extinguish with
water fog (spray). Do not use water jet to extinguish. Use water spray to knock down
fire fumes if possible. Avoid unnecessary run-off of extinguishing media which may
cause pollution.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions (spillage)
Wear personal protection equipment.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Stop leaks if possible. Contain spillage by any means available.
6.3 Methods for cleaning up
Refer to chapter 6.4
6.4 Additional information
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent
dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. Personal protection: P2 filter
respirator for harmful particles.

Handling and storage

7.1 Handling
7.1.1 Advices on safe handling
Protective measures
Wear personal protection equipment. Refer to chapter 8. Do not eat, drink, smoke or
sneeze at the workplace.
Dangerous areas must be delimited and marked with appropriate warning and safety
signs. In the immediate working surroundings there must be: Emergency spray
installed. provide eye wash and label its location conspicuously. provide sufficient
washing facilities. Fill only into labelled container. Instruction on the hazards and the
protective measures using instruction manual are required with signature.
Working areas must be arranged in such a manner that they can be cleaned at all
7.1.2 Technical measures
Measures to prevent aerosol and dust generation
It is recommende to design all work processes always so that the following is
excluded: Inhalation. Skin contact. Eye contact. If handled uncovered, arrangements
with local exhaust ventilation should be used if possible.
Measures required to protect the environment
No special environmental protection measures are necessary.
7.1.3 Specific requirements or handling rules
The floor should be leak tight, jointless and not absorbent.
7.1.4 Precautions against fire and explosion
Usual measures for fire prevention.
7.2 Storage
7.2.1 Technical measures and storage conditions
Keep container tightly closed. Keep/Store only in original container.
Protect against: Humidity. UV-radiation/sunlight.
7.2.2 Hints on storage assembly
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
7.2.3 Further information on storage conditions
Storage class 8 B nicht brennbare ätzende Stoffe
Storage temperature 10 °C – 30 °C
Relative air humidity 10 – 55 %
Maximum period of storage 2 Jahre / years / Años / ans / anni / jaren

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1 Exposure limit values
8.1.1 Occupational exposure limits
Occupational exposure limit value
Long term occupational exposure limit
Short term occupational
exposure limit value
ppm mg/m3 ppm mg/m3
AGW (Germany) - - - -
MAK (Germany) - - - -
Belgium - - - -
France - - - -
Spain - - - -
Netherlands - - - -
United Kingdom - - - -
United States - - - -
8.1.2 Biological occupational exposure limit values
8.1.3 DNEL/DMEL und PNEC values
8.1.4 Monitoring and observation processes
8.2 Exposure controls
8.2.1 Occupational exposure controls
Organisational measures to prevent exposure
Technical measures to prevent exposure
See section 7. No additional measures necessary.
Personal protection equipment
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection required in case of: Handling larger quantities. In the case of
the formation of dust.
Suitable respiratory protective equipment: Particle filter device (DIN EN 143).
Type of mask: Half-face mask (DIN EN 140).
Filtering device: P2 or P3
Hand protection
Use protective gloves. The glove material must be sufficiently impermeable and
resistant to the substance. Check the tightness before wear. Gloves should be well
cleaned before being removed, then stored in a well ventilated location. Pay attention
to skin care. Textile or leather gloves are completely unsuitable.
The following information is valid for aqueous, saturated solutions of the substance.
Suitable materials for gloves are (brakthrough time>=8 hours)
NR (Natural rubber (Caoutchouc), Natural latex) - NR (0,5 mm); CR (polychloroprenes, Chloroprene
rubber) - CR (0,5 mm); NBR (Nitrile rubber)- NBR (0,35 mm); Butyl rubber - Butyl (0,5 mm); FKM
(fluororubber) - FKM (0,4 mm); PVC (Polyvinyl chloride)- PVC (0,5 mm);
The times listed are suggested by measurements taken at 22 degree C and constant
contact. Temperatures raised by warmed substances, body heat, etc. and a
weakening of the effective layer thickness caused by expansion can lead to a
significantly shorter breakthrough time. In case of doubt contact the gloves'
manufacturer. A 1.5-times increase / decrease in the layer thickness doubles / halves
the breakthrough time. This data only applies to the pure substance. Transferred to
mixtures of substances, these figures should only be taken as an aid to orientation.
Eye protection
Suitable eye protection: Tightly sealed safety glasses.
Remark: -
Protective clothing
Suitable protection of the body: Chemical resistant safety shoes. Protective
clothing: DIN EN 13034
Required properties: -
General health and safety measures
When using do not eat, drink, smoke, sneeze. Wash hands and face before breaks
and after work and take a shower if necessary. Draw up skin protection programme.
Used working clothes must not be worn outside the working area. Separate storage of
work clothes. Immediately remove any contaminated clothing, shoes or stockings.
In the immediate working surroundings there must be: Emergency shower installed.
Make available sufficient washing facilities. Provide eye shower and label its location
Set out skin protection guidelines. Only wear fitting, comfortable and clean protective
8.2.2 Environmental exposure controls
See section 7. No additional measures necessary.

Stability and reactivity

10.1 Conditions to avoid
In case of warming: Danger of bursting container. Thermal decomposition can lead to
the escape of irritating gases and vapours.
10.2 Materials to avoid
In a watery solution and in contact with metals, product develops hydrogen .
10.3 Hazardous decomposition products
Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.Sulphur oxides.
Metal oxide smoke, toxic. Gas / vapours, irritant. Gas / vapours, toxic.
10.4 Addtitional information

Disposal considerations

13.1 Appropriate disposal / Product
Collect the waste separately. Waste disposal according to EC-regulations
75/442/EEC and 91/689/EEC in the corresponding versions, covering waste and
dangerous waste. Dispose of waste according to applicable local, state, and federal
13.2 List of proposed waste codes/waste designations in accordance with EWC
Waste codes product
06 03 03. Solid salts containing sulphates, sulphites or sulphides
Waste codes packing
The allocation of waste identity numbers/waste descriptions must be carried out
according to the EEC, specific to the industry and process.