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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Also heed the risks to your own person.
After inhalation: After inhalation take the patient into the fresh air. If patient has difficulty in breathing, administer oxygen, keep him calm and protect him from loss of warmth. In any case consult a physician.
After contact with skin: Remove all contaminated clothing immediately. Cleansing with plenty of water, soap or other non-irritating cleansing agents.
After contact with eyes: Contamination of the eyes must be treated by thorough irrigation with water, with the eyelids held open. Eventually a doctor (or eye specialist) should be consulted.
After ingestion: If the product is swallowed, the patient must at once drink water repeatedly, if possible with the addition of activated carbon. If the patient feels unwell, seek medical advice.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, dry powder.
Extinguishing media that must not be used for safety reasons: CO2
Special protective equipment for firefighting: Firemen have to wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Fire residues and contaminated firefighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Avoid formation and deposition of dust. Use the necessary personal protection equipment during any work.
Environmental precautions: Do not empty into drains or waters.
Methods for cleaning up/taking up: Take up spilled product with dust-binding material or suitable vacuum cleaner. Fill into labelled, sealable containers. Avoid formation and deposition of dust.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling: Avoid formation and deposition of dust. Keep container tightly closed and dry.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Observe the usual precautionary measures required for chemicals with dust-explosive properties. Observe national regulations.
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Store in original container in a cool, dry place. In filling operations take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3143
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Dye, solid, toxic, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
METHINE DYESTUFF
Language:
English
Labels:
6.1
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Environmentally hazardous substance

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

UN number:
3143
Shippingopen allclose all
Labels:
6.1
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Environmentally hazardous substance

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3143
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Dye, solid, toxic, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
METHINE DYESTUFF
Marine pollutant
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3143
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Dye, solid, toxic, n.o.s
Chemical name:
METHINE DYESTUFF
Labels:
6.1
Remarksopen allclose all

Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Keep separated from foodstuffs.
Toxic
Environmentally hazardous substance
Marine pollutant

Exposure controls / personal protection

General protective measures: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous reactions: No hazardous reactions when stored and handled according to prescribed instructions.
Thermal decomposition: from 250 °C
Hazardous reactions: No hazardous reaction when used as directed.
Hazardous decomposition products: No hazardous decomposition products used as directed.

Disposal considerations

Product: If utilisation or recycling of the product is not possible, it should be disposed of according to the local regulations and laws, e. g. by incineration in a suitable plant.
European Waste Catalogue (EWC) code: 040216 Dyestuffs and pigments containing dangerous substances
Uncleaned packaging: Soiled, empty containers are to be treated in the same way as the contents.

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