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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
- EYES: remove contact lenses, if present. Wash immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, opening the eyelids fully. If problem persists, seek medical advice.
- SKIN: remove contaminated clothing. Wash immediately with plenty of water. If irritation persists, get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before using it again.
- INHALATION: remove to open air. In the event of breathing difficulties, get medical advice/attention immediately. - INGESTION: get medical advice/attention. Induce vomiting only if indicated by the doctor. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person, unless authorised by a doctor.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Specific information on symptoms and effects caused by the product are unknown.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Information not available

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
- SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING EQUIPMENT: the extinguishing equipment should be of the conventional kind: carbon dioxide, foam, powder and water spray.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- HAZARDS CAUSED BY EXPOSURE IN THE EVENT OF FIRE: do not breathe combustion products. The product is combustible and, when the powder is released into the air in sufficient concentrations and in the presence of a source of ignition, it can create explosive mixtures with air. Fires may start or get worse by leakage of the solid product from the container, when it reaches high temperatures or through contact with sources of ignition.

Advice for firefighters
- GENERAL INFORMATION: use jets of water to cool the containers to prevent product decomposition and the development of substances potentially hazardous for health. Always wear full fire prevention gear. Collect extinguishing water to prevent it from draining into the sewer system. Dispose of contaminated water used for extinction and the remains of the fire according to applicable regulations.
- SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIRE-FIGHTERS: normal fire fighting clothing i.e. fire kit (BS EN 469), gloves (BS EN 659) and boots (HO specification A29 and A30) in combination with self-contained open circuit positive pressure compressed air breathing apparatus (BS EN 137).

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
If there are no contraindications, spray powder with water to prevent the formation of dust. Wear suitable protective equipment (including personal protective equipment referred to under section "Exposure controls/personal protection" of the safety data sheet) to prevent any contamination of skin, eyes and personal clothing. These indications apply for both processing staff and those involved in emergency procedures.

Environmental precautions
The product must not penetrate into the sewer system or come into contact with surface water or ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Collect the leaked product and place it in containers for recovery or disposal. If the product is flammable, use explosion-proof equipment. If there are no contraindications, use jets of water to eliminate product residues. Make sure the leakage site is well aired. Evaluate the compatibility of the container to be used, by checking section " Stability and reactivity". Contaminated material should be disposed of in compliance with the provisions set forth in section "Disposal considerations".

Reference to other sections
Any information on personal protection and disposal is given in sections "Exposure controls/personal protection" and "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Before handling the product, consult all the other sections of this material safety data sheet. Avoid leakage of the product into the environment. Do not eat, drink or smoke during use. Remove any contaminated clothes and personal protective equipment before entering places in which people eat.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store only in the original container. Store the containers sealed, in a well ventilated place, away from direct sunlight. Keep containers away from any incompatible materials, see section "Stability and reactivity" for details.

Specific end use(s)
Information not available

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
Information not available

Exposure controls
During the risk assessment process, it is essential to take into consideration the ACGIH occupational exposure levels for inert particulate not otherwise classified (PNOC respirable fraction: 3 mg/m3; PNOC inhalable fraction: 10 mg/m3). For values above these limits, use a P type filter, whose class (1, 2 or 3) must be chosen according to the outcome of risk assessment. As the use of adequate technical equipment must always take priority over personal protective equipment, make sure that the workplace is well aired through effective local aspiration. When choosing personal protective equipment, ask your chemical substance supplier for advice. Personal protective equipment must be CE marked, showing that it complies with applicable standards.
- HAND PROTECTION: in the case of prolonged contact with the product, protect the hands with penetration-resistant work gloves (see standard EN 374). Work glove material must be chosen according to the use process and the products that may form. Latex gloves may cause sensitivity reactions.
- SKIN PROTECTION: wear category I professional long-sleeved overalls and safety footwear (see Directive 89/686/EEC and standard EN ISO 20344). Wash body with soap and water after removing protective clothing.
- EYE PROTECTION: wear airtight protective goggles (see standard EN 166). In the presence of risks of exposure to splashes or squirts during work, adequate mouth, nose and eye protection should be used to prevent accidental absorption.
- RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: use a type P filtering facemask, whose class (1, 2 or 3) and effective need, must be defined according to the outcome of risk assessment (see standard EN 149).
- ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE CONTROLS: the emissions generated by manufacturing processes, including those generated by ventilation equipment, should be checked to ensure compliance with environmental standards.

Stability and reactivity

There are no particular risks of reaction with other substances in normal conditions of use.

Chemical stability
The product is stable in normal conditions of use and storage

Possibility of hazardous reactions
The powders are potentially explosive when mixed with air.

Conditions to avoid
Avoid environmental dust build-up.

Incompatible materials
Information not available

Hazardous decomposition products
Information not available

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Reuse, when possible. Product residues should be considered special hazardous waste. The hazard level of waste containing this product should be evaluated according to applicable regulations. Disposal must be performed through an authorised waste management firm, in compliance with national and local regulations.
Contaminated packaging must be recovered or disposed of in compliance with national waste management regulations.