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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information:
Instantly remove any clothing soiled by the product.
Eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Continue rinsing eyes during transport to hospital.
Skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water and rinse thoroughly. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Obtain medical attention immediately.
Ingestion:
Rinse mouth with water. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.
Inhalation:
Remove to fresh air. Rinse mouth and nose with water. Keep patient warm and at rest. consult doctor in case of symptoms.
Information to doctor or other trained persons giving first aid:
Danger: danger of gastric perforation.
Treatment: If swallowed, gastric irrigation

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.
CO2, powder or water jet. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
Water with a full water jet
Specific hazards during fire fighting:
may forms corrosive vapour of alkaline solutions
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
Wear alkaline resistant protective suit.
Additional information:
Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter the sewage system.
Prevent any seepage into the ground.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Avoid causing dust.
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Provide adequate ventilation. Wear breathing apparatus if exposed to vapours/dusts/aerosols.
Environmental precautions:
Isolate area using sand or earthen dykes. Do not allow to enter drains/surface water/ground-water.
Do not allow to penetrate the ground/soil.
Methods for cleaning up:
Collect mechanically.
Soak up with inert absorbent material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard. Residue: Flush with plenty of water. Collect the discharged liquid if possible in plastic container. Dispose of waste according to applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Thorough dedusting.
Keep containers tightly sealed. Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation. Wear breathing protection equipment when decanting larger quantities without extractor facilities.
Information about pretection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
Storage:
Provide alkali-resistant floor. Do not use light alloy containers. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure limit values:
General dust exposure limit:
Type German TRGS 900 (2006) 3 mg/m³
Measured as alveolic part

Additional information:
The lists taht were valid during compilation were used as a basis.

Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
The usual precautionary measures should be adhered to in handling the chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and food.
Instantly remove any soiled and impregnated garments.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after the end of the work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Do not inhale dust / smoke / mist.

Breathing equipement:
Dust mask according to DIN EN 140 or 149 (FFP1 and FFP2).
Use breathing protection in case of insufficient ventilation.
Shor term filter device: ABEK-filter (filter P2) .

Hand protection:
In case of spray contact at least protection index 2 recommended, according to more than 30 min. penetration time (EN 374).
Layer thickness of gloves at least: 0.4 mm.
In case of prolonged and intensive contact protection index 6 recommended, according to more than 480 min. penetration time (EN 374):
Layer thickness of gloves at least: 0.7 mm.
Glove material: butyl-rubber, BR; Nitrile rubber, NBR; Natural rubber, NR; Neoprene gloves.
Penetration time of glove material:
The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
Not suitable are gloves made of the following materials: leather gloves

Eye protection:
Tightly sealed safety glasses (DIN 58211, EN 166)

Body protection:
Alkaline resistant protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
No decomposition if used according to specifications.

Materials to be avoid:
May react vigorously with strong acids.
Liberates ammonia from ammonium salts.

Dangerous reactions:
Strong exothermic reaction with acids

Dangerous composition products:
Sodium hydroxide (NaOH)

Disposal considerations

Product:
Recommendation:
Must not be disposed of together with houshold garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
European waste catalogue
160303 inorganic wastes containing dangerous substances

Uncleaned packaging:
Recommendation:
Empty contaminated packaging thoroughly. They can be recycled after thorough and proper cleaning.
Packagings that cannot be cleaned are to be disposed of in the same manner as the product.
Dispose of packaging according to regulations on the disposal of packagings.
Recommened cleaning agent:
Water, if necessary with cleaning agent.