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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:

General advice: Take the victim out of the contaminated area. Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.

If inhaled: Move to fresh air. Make the victim blow his nose. Seek medical advice.

In case of skin contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.

In case of eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.

If swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Make the victim rinse his mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms: Drowsiness. Dizziness Nausea, vomiting. Constipation. Central nervous system disorders. Respiratory depression.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment: No data available. Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:

Suitable extinguishing media: All means (e.g. water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical extinguisher).

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Strong water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

In case of fire, the product may emit toxic and/or irritating fumes. Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Advice for firefighters:

Special protective equipment: Use self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear full protective suit.

Further information: Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment. Avoid discharging extinguishing water in the environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Particle full face respirator or powered air purifying respirator. Suitable gloves. Dedicated work clothes.

Environmental precautions:

Avoid any spreading of the product.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:

General advice: Sweep and shovel the solid product into a container specially adapted for its recovery or destroying (avoiding dust formation). Close and label thoroughly.

Cleaning of contaminated zone: After cleaning up the product, rinse the polluted area with water.

Elimination of recovered materials: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal company.

Reference to other sections:

Additional advice:Evacuation of area and intervention of special services recommended.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:

Advice on safe handling (industrial scale): Local ventilation and emission point dust extraction. Enclosed transfer recommended. Take precautionary measures against electrostatic loading. Earth vessels and equipment well.

Advice on safe handling (laboratory scale): Handling in a hood.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place.

Advice on common storage: Do not store with strong oxidizing agents.

Further information on storage conditions: Keep in a well closed container, away from moisture and light.

Storage temperature: Keep at room temperature (below 30°C).

Advised packaging material: Glass, polyethylene, polypropylene.

Sensitivity: No particular observation.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational Exposure Limits:

OEL-8h (Sanofi): 30 μg/m3

Personal protection equipment

(IMPORTANT: to be adapted following the workplace risk assessment.)

Special recommendations: Pregnant women, seek medical advice before handling. Specific dermal hazard: avoid any contact with skin. Warning drivers of machines on risks of drowsiness.

Industrial workplace

Respiratory protection: Particle full face mask or powered-air purifying respirator.

Hand protection: Suitable gloves. Glove material : Nitrile rubber Layer thickness : 0,11 mm Break through time: > 480 min

Eye/face protection: See respiratory protection.

Body Protection: Dedicated working clothes recommended.

Hygiene measures: Wash hands.

Laboratory

Respiratory protection: Handling in a hood.

Hand protection: Suitable gloves.

Eye/face protection: Safety glasses.

Body Protection: Working clothes.

Hygiene measures: Wash hands.

Stability and reactivity

Safety remarks: Dust may be explosive (no data available).

Reactivity: No data available.

Chemical stability: No data available.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: No data available.

Conditions to avoid: No data available.

Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products: Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Disposal considerations

Product: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service.

Uncleaned packaging: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service.