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First-aid measures

Skin Contact: Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Seek medical attention if symptoms develop.

Eye contact: Flush eyes immediately with large amounts of water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if symptoms develop.

Inhalation: If cough, shortness of breath or other breathing problems occur, move to fresh air. Seek medical attention if symptoms persist. If necessary, restore normal breathing through standard first aid measures.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give several glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Note to physicians: Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media: Use foam, carbon dioxide (CO2), dry chemical or water spray. A fog is recommended if water is used.

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: DO NOT USE a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire. DO NOT USE high pressure media which could cause formation of a potentially explosible dust-air mixture.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: CAUTION: Wet carbon black produces slippery walking surfaces. Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental Precautions: Contain spilled product on land, if possible. The product is insoluble and floats on water. Any product that reaches water should be contained. Local authorities should be advised if spillages cannot be contained.

Handling and storage

Storage Conditions: Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Do not store together with strong oxidizing agents. Do not store together with volatile chemicals as they may be adsorbed onto product. Keep in properly labeled containers.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Ensure adequate ventilation to maintain exposures below occupational limits. Provide appropriate local exhaust ventilation at machinery and at places where dust can be


An approved air-purifying respirator (APR) for particulates may be permissible where airborne concentrations are expected to exceed occupational exposure limits.

Wear protective gloves to prevent soiling of hands. Use protective barrier cream before handling the product. Wash hands and other exposed skin with mild soap and water.

Wear eye/face protection. Wear safety glasses with side shields (or goggles).

Wear suitable protective clothing. Wash clothing daily. Work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.

Stability and reactivity

Dust explosion hazard.

The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Substances to avoid: Sstrong oxidizing agents

Disposal considerations

Dispose according to local regulations