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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Wash with plenty of water. Seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash affected area with soap and water. If irritation

develops seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Normal extinguishing agents may be used if the substance is involved in a fire.  

Product arising from burning: The substance is a mixture of metal oxides and no products

of combustion are expected. However, smoke may contain

oxides of aluminiun, strontium, dysprosium and europium.  

Product determined by test: N  

Protective equipment: Full personal protective equipment and a self-contained

breathing apparatus should be worn.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage:

Full personal protective equipment should be worn.

Isolate spill.

Avoid dust formation.

Sweep up spill or use industrial vacuum fitted with suitable dust filtration system.

Dispose of at a landfill site in accordance with local regulations.

Do not let spill enter sewage system or watercourses.

Handling and storage

Handling: Rubber gloves, goggles, dust mask and full personal protective clothing should be worn.  

Storage: Store in tightly sealed containers in a cool, dry, dark place.  

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: LumiNova is packaged in a 40 litre steel drum (50 kg net weight), lined with an air-tight, water and humidity resistant reinforced plastic bag.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures;  Local exhaust ventilation should be used.

2. Organisational protection measures

3. Hand protection; Rubber gloves will be worn when handling the substance

4. Feet protection; safety boots should be worn

5. Body protection; full personal protective clothing should be worn.  

6. Eye protection; Goggle will be worn

7. Respiratory protection; A dust mask will be worn

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.  

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.  

Dust explosion: None  

Dust explosion determined by test: No

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for recycling is not possible.  

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.  

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Discharge to landfill site in accordance with local regulations. (A650)  

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not recommended.  

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.  

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.