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First-aid measures

First aid procedures
Eye contact Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
Skin contact Wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Inhalation Move person to fresh air. Consult doctor in event of any complaints. If difficulties occur after dust has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.
Ingestion Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Never induce vomiting or give anything by mouth if the victim is unconscious or having convulsions. Seek medical attention if necessary.
Notes to physician Treat symptoms.

Fire-fighting measures

Flammable properties Not available
Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media Water spray, foam, alcohol resistant foam, carbon dioxide, powder.
Unsuitable extinguishing media Not available
Firefighting equipment/instructions Use water spray to cool unopened containers. Wear self contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Hazardous combustion products Not available

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8. Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
Environmental precautions Do not allow to enter sewers/surface or ground water.
Methods for cleaning up Pick up with suitable appliance and dispose of. Spills should be contained and placed in suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of air-dust mixtures and keep away from ignition sources (sparks, flames, open flame) to prevent dust explosions.
Storage Store in a cool, dry area with adequate ventilation. Keep containers closed.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:
Ingredient Material name TEEL-1 TEEL-2 TEEL-3
dicerium trioxide Cerium trioxide 1.6 mg/m3 17 mg/m3 100 mg/m3

Ingredient Original IDLH Revised IDLH
dicerium trioxide Not Available Not Available
Exposure controls:
Appropriate engineering controls: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment:
Eye / face protection Safety glasses with side-shields.
Skin protection Protective gloves. The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/the substance/the preparation. Wear normal working clothing.
Respiratory protection Required when dusts are generated. Dust respirator.
General hygiene
considerations Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products, before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity The substance is stable under normal storage and handling conditions.
Chemical stability Acid and alkali resistance under the normal temperatures.
Conditions to avoid Incompatible materials.
Incompatible materials None known.
Hazardous decomposition products Not available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.

Disposal considerations

Disposal instructions Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Contaminated packaging Since emptied containers may retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is emptied.