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First-aid measures

4.1. Description of first aid measures
General information
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ensure that the First Aid Personnel are aware of the product involved, and take precautions to protect themselves (e.g. wear personal protection equipment).
After inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air.
Get medical advice/ attention.
After contact with skin
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water.
After contact with eyes
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
After ingestion
If swallowed do not induce vomiting,seek medical advice and show safety datasheet or label
4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms
The possible symptoms known are those derived from the labelling (see section 2).
Hazards
No additional hazards are known except those derived from the labelling.
4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment
Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1. Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Water spray jet
Foam
Extinguishing media that must not be used for safety reasons
High volume water jet
5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
In case of fire hazardous decomposition products may be produced such as:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
5.3. Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighting
Self-contained breathing apparatus
Full protective suit
Further information
Cool endangered containers with water spray jet.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Do not disperse powdered product in air.

Accidental release measures

6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Wear suitable protective equipment.
Keep away sources of ignition.
6.2. Environmental precautions
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.
6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Take up mechanically
Avoid dust formation.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
Risk of dust explosion.
Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".
6.4. Reference to other sections
Additional information
Information regarding Safe handling, see chapter 7.
For personal protection see section 8.
Information regarding Waste Disposal, see chapter 13.

Handling and storage

7.1. Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
Handle and open container with care.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid dust accumulation in enclosed space.
Provide adequate ventilation.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
Hygiene measures
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Use protective skin cream before handling the product.
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Dust can form an explosive mixture in air.
Keep away sources of ignition.
Take precautionary measures against build-up of electrostatic charges, e.g earthing during loading and off-loading operations.
Observe the general rules of industrial fire protection
Dust explosion class :
not tested.
7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers
Keep only in the original container.
Advice on storage compatibility
Avoid storage near incompatibile agents (see section 10).
Do not store or transport together with foodstuffs
Further information on storage conditions
Keep container tightly closed.
Keep away sources of ignition.
7.3. Specific end use(s)
No further recommendations.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
not classified as Dangerous Good according to the Dangerous Goods Regulations

Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1. Control parameters
Exposure limit values
Exposure limit values are not available.
DNEL/DMEL values
DNEL/DMEL values are not available.
PNEC values
PNEC values are not available.
8.2. Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Local ventilation recommended - mechanical ventilation may be used.
General protective measures
Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Do not breathe dust.
Respiratory protection :
Local ventilation to keep levels below established threshold values is recommended. In case of prolonged exposure to airborne dust concentrations, a suitable particle filter mask that complies with the requirements of national legislation is recommended, depending on the expected exposure levels.
Hand protection :
Chemical resistant gloves
Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of the gloves. Also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the danger of cuts, abrasion, and the contact time.
Eye protection :
Depending on the risk, wear sufficient eye protection (safety glasses with side protection or goggles, and if necessary, face shield.)
Body protection :
Wear suitable protective clothing.

Stability and reactivity

10.1. Reactivity
See section 10.3. "Possibility of hazardous reactions"
10.2. Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.
10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Potential dust explosion hazard.
Stable
10.4. Conditions to avoid
Keep away from heat.
Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
10.5. Incompatible materials
not known
10.6. Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Disposal considerations

13.1. Waste treatment methods
Product
Product should be taken to a suitable and authorized waste disposal site in accordance with relevant regulations and if necessary after consultation with the waste disposal operator and/or the competent Authorities
Uncleaned packaging
Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of as product waste

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