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First-aid measures

4.1 Description of first aid measures

Inhalation

IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

Skin

Wash with plenty of soap and water. In case of skin irritation, consult a physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Eyes

Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor.

Ingestion

Do NOT induce vomiting. Get immediate medical advice/attention. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor if you feel unwell.

4.2 Most Important Symptoms/Effects

Acute

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage.

Delayed

No information on significant adverse effects.

4.3 Indication of Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment

Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Carbon dioxide (CO2), BC-powder, Foam, Water mist. Co-ordinate fire-fighting measures to the fire surroundings.

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media

Strong water jet.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Thermal decomposition can lead to the escape of irritating gases and vapors. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Danger of bursting container In case of fire. SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity.

Combustion

Smoke, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, aldehydes and other products of incomplete combustion. Hydrogen sulfide, alkyl mercaptans, and sulfdes may also be released. Under combustion conditions, oxides of the following elements will be formed: phosphorous, sulfur, zinc.

Fire Fighting Measures

In case of fire: Use appropriate media for extinction. Co-ordinate fire-fighting measures to the fire surroundings. Do not allow run-off from fire-fighting to enter drains or water courses. Use water spray/stream to protect personnel and to cool endangered containers.

Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters

Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing. Use water spray/stream to protect personnel and to cool endangered containers. Do not allow run-off from fire-fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Take care that activity is executed only by specialists or authorised personnel. Use personal protective equipment as required. Ventilate affected area.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Avoid release to the environment. Collect spillage. Do not allow to enter into ground-water, surface water or drains.

6.3 Methods and Materials for Containment and Cleaning Up

Stop leak if safe to do so. Absorb with liquid-binding material (e.g. sand, diatomaceous earth, acid- or universal binding agents). Collect in closed and suitable containers for disposal.

6.4 Reference to other sections

Safe handling: see section 7. Personal protection equipment (PPE): see section 8. Disposal: see section 13.

Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Use only with sufficient ventilation. When not in use, keep containers tightly closed. Avoid release to the environment. Do not allow to enter into ground-water, surface water or drains. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

None needed according to classification criteria.

Store at temperatures not exceeding 45°C/113°F. Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place away from acids. Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container. Avoid release to the environment. Keep away from incompatible materials. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Incompatible Materials

Acids. Oxidising agent, strong.

7.3 Specific end use(s)

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against.

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1 Control parameters

Component Exposure Limits

EU, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom have not developed exposure limits for any of this product's components.

EU - Occupational Exposure (98/24/EC) - Binding Biological Limit Values and Health Surveillance Measures

There are no biological limit values for any of this product's components.

Derived No Effect Levels (DNELs)

No DNELs available.

Predicted No Effect Concentrations (PNECs)

No PNECs available.

8.2 Exposure Controls

Engineering controls

Provide adequate ventilation as well as local exhaustion at critical locations.

Eye/face protection

Wear protective eye glasses for protection against liquid splashes.

Skin Protection

Wear suitable protective clothing. Avoid contact with skin. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection not required. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.

Glove Recommendations

Wear protective gloves. Check protective gloves before each use concerning their normal condition.

Protective Materials

Provide eye shower and label its location conspicuously.

Environmental exposure controls

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures.

Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

No hazardous reaction when handled and stored according to provisions.

10.2 Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under recommended conditions of storage, use and temperature.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

The product is stable under storage at normal ambient temperatures.

10.4 Conditions to avoid

Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. Elevated temperature. Incompatible materials.

10.5 Incompatible materials

Acids. Oxidising agent, strong.

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Smoke, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, aldehydes and other products of incomplete combustion. Hydrogen sulfide, alkyl mercaptans, and sulfdes may also be released. Under combustion conditions, oxides of the following elements will be formed: phosphorous, sulfur, zinc. Odorous and toxic fumes may form from decomposition of this product if heat sources in excess of 121°C / 250°F are used.

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods

Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations. Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point. Dispose of waste product or used containers according to local regulations.