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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice                                            No hazards which require special first aid measures.

If you feel unwell, seek medical advice.

Major effects of exposure:                           May cause eye and skin irritation with susceptible persons.

# Inhalation                                                 Immediate medical attention is not required.

# Skin contact                                             Immediate medical attention is not required. Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.

If skin irritation persists, call a physician.

# Eye contact                                              Remove contact lenses. Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

# Ingestion                                                  Immediate medical attention is not required. Drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting.

Consult a physician if necessary.

Protection of first-aiders                              Use personal protective equipment.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media       water, water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide (CO2).

Extinguishing media which must

not be used for safety reasons       None.

Hazardous decomposition products       carbon oxides

Special protective equipment for firefighters       Use personal protective equipment.

# Specific methods       Standard procedure for chemical fires. Water mist may be used to cool closed containers.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions       Use personal protective equipment.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

# Environmental precautions       Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

Methods for cleaning up       Neutralize with lime milk or soda and flush with plenty of water. After cleaning, flush away traces with water.

Handling and storage


Technical measures/Precautions       No special technical protective measures required.

Safe handling advice       Use personal protective equipment.


# Technical measures/Storage conditions       Keep tightly closed. Keep at temperatures above 15°C (to avoid risk of crystallisation.) Crystallization will affect the physical condition but will not damage the material. If crystallized, warm and stir before using.

Incompatible products       No special restrictions on storage with other products.

# Packaging material       Store in original container.

# Specific use(s)       See chapter 1.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations