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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: After the inhalation of the dust or the aerosol seek medical
advice.
Emergency measure - Eyes: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty
of water. Continue rinsing for several minutes, if necessary
seek medical advice.
Emergency measure - Skin: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of
water and soap. Contaminated clothing must be changed.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: If swallowed, give the affected person great amounts of
water to drink and get medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: In fire situations use water, CO2 or dry extinguishing
material according to the extension of the fire and local
circumstances.

Product arising from burning: Formation of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and carbon
dioxide possible during thermal decomposition.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Respiratory protection equipment and protective clothing
according to the fire situation.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Spilt powder or solidificated emulsion should be taken up
and should be stored in container. Take up spilt melted
product with absorbent and fill into container. Disposal in
accordance with local waste regulations, f. e. by
incineration.

Collect residues wet and fill it also into labelled waste
containers. Avoid skin contact and inhalation of the dust.
Provide the precaution measures described in 2.3.

Discharge of the waste containers according to local and
administrative regulations, e. g. by incineration in
appropiate plants.

Handling and storage

Handling: When handling observe the usual precautionary measures for
chemicals. Skin and eye contact must be avoided. Suitable
protection glasses, clothing and gloves are recommended.
Avoid formation of dust during handling. Keep away from food
and drink stuffs.

Storage: Substance: Store dry in tightly closed container (room

temperature). Avoid substance residues on the

container. Provide good hygiene.

Preparation: Store dry in tightly closed container

(+ 5 °C).

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Remarks:
Transport: The substance is not a dangerous cargo according to present
shipping regulations. The transport is guaranteed without
any special risk, if normal precautions are taken as for the
transport of similar products. Keep container dry and away
from food and drink stuffs. Shipping of preparations at max.
+ 10 °C.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: none

Chemical reaction with water: None. Product is almost unsoluble in water.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery or reuse is practically not possible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: If used as intended there is no danger.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Dumping on waste disposal sites insulated to prevent seepage
of liquids into the ground is possible if in accordance with
existing environmental legislation and applicable local
regulations.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration is the preferred and the recommended way of
destruction. The usual exhaust gases are formed by burning
compounds containing oxygen and nitrogen.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Product is remaining in the layer of the photographic
material. Therefore, product only may come into waste water
during the cleaning process of the internal mixing and
coating units. In waste water treatment plants product is
eliminated by filtration or sedimentation onto the sludge.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The new substance as well as preparations containing the new
substance are only used at Agfa-Gevaert AG, Leverkusen, and
Agfa-Gevaert N.V., Belgium (manufacturing of photographic
films and papers). Used by the general public only in the
form of photographic materials. Therefore, recovery or reuse
is not possible.

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: If used as intended there is no danger. Photographic
materials containing only very small quantities of the new
substance can be disposed with household refuse, discharged
on waste disposal sites or (the preferred method) destructed
by incineration.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: See 6.2.2.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: See 6.2.2.