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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient from exposure to fresh air. Keep patient

warm. If breating difficulties occur, seek medical


Emergency measure - Eyes: Irrigate with eyewash solution or clean water, holding the

eyelids apart, for at least 10 minutes.  Transfer to

hospital to obtain specialized medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing.  After contact with skin wash

immediately with plenty of water. If irritation occurs,

obtain medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Thorougly wash out mouth and throat with water. Drink 1/4

liter of milk or water. If larger amounts were swallowed,

transfer to hospital.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water spray, foam, dry powder or CO2.

Product arising from burning: Products of combustion may contain oxides of carbon and

nitrogen and a small amount of sulphur dioxide.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Wear fully protective clothing and self containing breating

apparatus in fire conditions.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Transfer to a container for disposal.  Wash the spillage

areas clean with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Minimal protective

clothing : gloves, eye protection for dust.

When handling greater volumes or spills : avoid formation of

dust. Use dust mask or other suitable protection against

inhalation of dust.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Packaging for transport: in UN-agreed fibreboard drums with

inner plastic bag.

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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Transport code: Corrosive solid n.o.s., UN 1759
Transport: Transport according UN Class 8, corrosive solid substance.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None known.

Chemical reaction with water: None.

Dust explosion: No data available.

Always prevent formation of dust clouds.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery is not possible

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not recommended

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Discharge to water of concentrated solutions is not

recommended. Discharge of solid substance on waste disposal

site is not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Disposal by incineration above 1100 Deg C, in an agreed

center for treatment of hazardous waste, is recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The discharge to waste water purification plants is only

recommended for diluted solutions.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance does not enter the public domain