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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Eyes: flush with water for 15 minutes.

Emergency measure - Skin: wash with soap and water.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Extinguish with CO2, dry chemical, foam or water fog.

Oxides of nitrogen and boron may be formed during


Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Collect for recycle or controlled disposal. Prevent entry

into sewers and waterways.

Handling and storage

Handling: May cause skin irritation on prolonged or repeated contact.

Storage: No special precautions.

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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Special provisions / remarks
Transport: No special precautions.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None; on interaction with water, decomposes by hydrolysis

and release of boric acid and other non-volatile starting


Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: None after use.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: The boron portion, which yields boric acid on contact with

water, can be neutralized with sodium hydroxide, sodium

bicarbonate, sodium carbonate or lime.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended, but with consideration given to the boron and

nitrogen oxides which may be evolved.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: May be used depending on residence time.

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