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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

After inhalation

Provide fresh air. In case of irritation of the respiratory tract seek medical advice.

After contact with skin

Change contaminated clothing. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water and soap.

After contact with eyes

Rinse immediately carefully and thoroughly with eye-bath or water. In case of troubles or persistent symptoms, consult an ophthalmologist.

After ingestion

If swallowed, immediately drink: water. Seek medical attention if problems persist.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media

Extinguishing materials should be selected according to the surrounding area.

Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons

No known incompatabilities with extinguishing media.

Special exposure hazards arising from substance or preparation itself, combustion products, resulting gases

Substance is not classified as flammable but charcoal will burn at high temperatures. It may produce hazardous fumes like carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide. Explosive dust-air mixtures may form.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

In case of fire: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Additional information

Use water spray/stream to protect personnel and to cool endangered containers.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

Remove all sources of ignition. In case of large quantities: Beat down dust with water spray.

Environmental precautions

No special environmental protection measures are necessary.

Methods for cleaning up/taking up

Collect mechanically. Treat the assimilated material according to the section on waste disposal.

Handling and storage


Advice on safe handling

Avoid generation of dust.

Further information on handling

In case of burning charcoal indoors equipment with built-in suction must be used.


Requirements for storage rooms and vessels

Keep container dry. Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place.

Further information on storage conditions

Remove all sources of ignition.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure limit values

Additional advice on limit values

The EU has not developed exposure limits for any of this product's components.

Exposure controls

Protective and hygiene measures

Change contaminated clothing. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. When using do not eat or drink.

Respiratory protection

Exposure to dust should be minimised through engineering controls.

If dust levels above visible limit of 2 mg/m3, dust mask and coveralls must be worn.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.

Materials to avoid

Oxidizing agents, strong.

Hazardous decomposition products

It may produce hazardous fumes like carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide.

Additional information

The product is stable at appropriate storage and handling.

Disposal considerations

Advice on disposal

Waste disposal according to official state regulations.

Contaminated packaging

Completely emptied packages can be re-cycled.