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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

· After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.

· After skin contact: Generally the product does not irritate the skin.

· After eye contact:

Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

· After swallowing: Call a doctor immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

No further relevant information available.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where


Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

· Suitable extinguishing agents: CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray.

· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water with full jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.

Advice for firefighters

· Protective equipment: Do not inhale explosion gases or combustion gases.

· Additional information

Dispose of fire debris and contaminated fire fighting water in accordance with official


Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Wear protective clothing.

Environmental precautions:

Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.

Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.

Keep contaminated washing water and dispose of appropriately.

Do not allow to penetrate the ground/soil.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Pick up mechanically.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Dust explosion hazard. Avoid the accumulation of electrostatic charges.

When using do not eat or drink.

When using do not smoke.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

(Information about fire - and explosion protection: No special measures required.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Keep container tightly closed.

Keep container dry.

Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

· Storage:

· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.

· Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.

· Further information about storage conditions: None.

Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

· Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.

· Additional information: The lists valid during the making were used as basis.

Exposure controls

Additional information about design of technical facilities:

Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.

Personal protective equipment:

· General protective and hygienic measures:

Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.

Do not eat or drink while working.

· Respiratory protection: dust filter

· Protection of hands: Protective gloves against chemical risks according to EN 374 when handling.

· Material of gloves

The glove should be chosen based on the specific conditions of use; the material, the thickness

and the passage time must be selected along with the supplier.

· Penetration time of glove material

The determined penetration times according to EN 374 part III are not performed under practical

conditions. Therefore a maximum wearing time, which corresponds to 50% of the penetration time, is


· Eye protection: Tightly sealed goggles

Limitation and supervision of exposure into the environment

Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.

Do not allow to penetrate the ground/soil.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity No further relevant information available.

Chemical stability

· Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:

No decomposition if used according to specifications.

Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.

Conditions to avoid No further relevant information available.

Incompatible materials: Acids, bases, Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

· Recommendation

Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.

Uncleaned packaging:

· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.