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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Skin contact: Use waterless hand cleaner. Then wash with lots of water and soap. The product may stain the skin and is difficult to remove. Do not use bleach to decolorize the skin, the color will eventually fade.

Eye contact:Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician.

Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: no data available

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treat symptomatically. The acute toxicity of this product by oral, inhalation or skin exposure is considered to be low.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

Not combustible.

Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

The product itself does not burn.

Advice for firefighters

In the case of respirable dust and/or fumes, use self-contained breathing apparatus and dust impervious protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions

Prevent product from entering drains. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system. Avoid subsoil penetration.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Remove all sources of ignition.

Stop leak at source.

Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.

Contain material using temporary measures such as sand bags, booms or adsorbent socks.

Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).

Never return spills in original containers for re-use.

Spilled product should be disposed of in accordance with all applicable government regulations.

Clean-up methods - small spillage

Soak up with inert absorbent material.

Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling: Use only in well-ventilated areas. Wear personal protective equipment. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Store in original container. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Specific end use(s): no additional data available

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Occupational exposure limits:

- Components: Trade Secret cobalt phthalocyanine sulfonate compounds

- Basis / Value type: EH40 WEL TWA

- Value / Form of exposure : 0,1 mg/m3 as Co

TWA - Time weighted average


No DNEL-data available.

No PNEC data available.

Exposure controls

Occupational exposure controls: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Engineering measures: Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection: In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Disposable filtering half mask Class FFP1 (EN149). Half mask with a particle filter P1 (EN143).

Hand protection: Protective gloves

Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles


Skin and body protection: Lightweight protective clothing

Environmental exposure controls

Handle in accordance with local environmental regulations and good industrial practices.

Stability and reactivity


no data available

Chemical stability

no data available

Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

Conditions to avoid

Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Incompatible materials

Incompatible with active chloride and oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

No decomposition if used as directed.

Under conditions giving incomplete combustion, hazardous gases produced may consist of: carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur oxides (SOx).

Chlorine, chlorides, hydrochloric acid fumes.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product: Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations. Do not dispose of waste into sewer. Do not reuse empty containers. Contact waste disposal services.

Further information:

Provisions relating to waste:

EC Directive 2006/12/EC; 2008/98/EEC

Regulation No. 1013/2006

For personal protection see "Exposure controls/personal protection" section.