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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Ingestion: No specific first aid required. Avoid dust formation. Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. If unwell seek medical advice/attention.
Inhalation: No specific first aid required. Avoid dust formation. Remove to fresh air. If unwell seek medical advice/attention.
Skin: No specific first aid required. Avoid dust formation. Remove contaminated clothing, and wash affected areas thoroughly with soap and water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: seek medical advice/attention.
Eyes: No specific first aid required. Avoid dust formation. Irrigate eyeball thoroughly with water for at least 10 minutes. If discomfort persists get medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Any type to be selected according to materials stored in the immediate neighbourhood.
Special risks: Non-flammable. No specific measures required.
Special protective equipment for fire fighting: None needed. Wear protective equipment if required for other materials within the immediate vicinity.

Accidental release measures

Person related precautionary measures: No specific measures needed. Use personal protective equipment as required. Avoid dust formation.
Environmental Protection Measures: Avoid release to environment. No specific measures needed.
Procedures for cleaning/absorption: Pick up and collect into appropriate bin or drum for recycling.

Handling and storage

Precautions for Safe Handling: No Specific requirements. Platinum powder like other fine powders should be handled using established procedures that minimise the production of inhalated dust. Wear appropriate nationally approved respirators if handling is likely to cause the generation of inhalable dust. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
Conditions for Safe Storage: Keep in the container supplied, and keep container closed when not in use. Keep the containers dry. Local regulations should be followed regarding the storage of this product.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not regulated (based on the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Regulations and the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act)
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Not regulated (based on the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Regulations and the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act)

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Not regulated (based on the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Regulations and the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act)

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Not regulated (based on the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Regulations and the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure Limits:
Platinum (dust): UK WEL (mg/m^3) 5, ACGIH TLV-TWA (mg/m^3) 1; Soluble Platinum: UK WEL (mg/m^3) 1, ACGIH TLV-TWA (mg/m^3) 0.002

Environmental Limits:
DNEL's, PNEC's: No data available.

Occupational exposure controls:
Mechanical extraction ventilation may be required if user operations change it to other physical or chemical forms, whether as end products, intermediates or fugitive emissions, which are inhalable. Maintain airborn dust levels as low as possible.

PPE
Respiratory protection: If required, use an approved respirator with particulate filters.
Eye protection: Wear safety spectacles.
Hand & Skin Protection: Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves, which should be selected specifically for the working place, depending on concentration and quantity of the material (overalls and leather/rubber gloves). Wash skin thoroughly after handling and before eating, drinking or smoking. Change contaminated clothing frequently. Launder clothing and gloves as needed.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: Stable under normal conditions.
Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid: Not applicable.
Incompatible materials: Stable under normal conditions.
Hazardous Decomposition Product(s): Not applicable.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods: Recover or recycle if possible. Do not dispose, but collect in suitable bins/ drums for recovery.
Additional Information: No Information available.