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First-aid measures

Description of necessary first-aid measures
If inhaled
- Move to fresh air.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of eye contact
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- In case of eye contact, remove contact lens and rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).

In case of skin contact
- Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- Wash off with soap and water.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.

If swallowed
- Rinse mouth with water.
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately.

Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed
- Inhalation of dust may cause shortness of breath, tightness of the chest, a sore throat and cough.
- Risk of: Nose bleeding, Irritating to mucous membranes

Skin contact
- Irritation
- Itching
- Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.

Eye contact
- Severe eye irritation
- Risk of serious damage to eyes.
- Symptoms: Redness, Lachrymation, Swelling of tissue

- Severe irritation
- Symptoms: Nausea, Abdominal pain, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
- Dry powder
- Foam
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Specific hazards arising from the chemical
- Not combustible.

Special protective actions for fire-fighters
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Fire fighters must wear fire resistant personnel protective equipment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Avoid dust formation.

Advice for emergency responders
- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.

Environmental precautions
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- Prevent any mixture with an acid into the sewer/drain (gas formations).
- Inform the responsible authorities in case of gas leakage, or of entry into waterways, soil or drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
- Keep in properly labeled containers.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- For pneumatic transfer, use only dry, oil-free air.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
- Avoid moisture.

Conditions for storage, including incompatibilities
- Store in original container.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in properly labeled containers.
- Keep away from incompatible products.

Specific use(s)
- For further information, please contact: Supplier

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Individual protection measures
1. Respiratory protection
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
- Respirator with a dust filter

Hand protection
- Wear suitable gloves.
- Suitable material: PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber

Eye protection
Safety goggles

Skin and body protection
Dust impervious protective suit

Hygiene measures
- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
- Reacts violently with water.

Conditions to avoid
- Exposure to moisture.

Materials to avoid
- Acids, Light metals, Water

Hazardous decomposition products
- Calcium oxyde

Disposal considerations

Waste disposal methods
- Contact waste disposal services.
- If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.
- Dilute with plenty of water.
- Neutralise with acid.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.

Contaminated packaging
- Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.
- Clean container with water.
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.
- Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.