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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:       Get medical advice/ attention if you feel unwell.

             Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

Inhalation:              If breathed in, move person into fresh air.

             If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact :       In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water.

             Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

In case of eye contact :       Remove contact lenses.

             Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids.

             If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

If swallowed :       Drink plenty of water.

             If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms :              Severe eye irritation


Risks :              Causes serious eye irritation.

             May cause respiratory irritation.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment :              Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media :       Water spray

                    Dry powder


                    Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Unsuitable extinguishing media:       High volume jet water

Specific hazards during firefighting:       Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

                    Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.

                    Exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health.

Hazardous combustion products:       Carbon dioxide (CO2)

                    Carbon monoxide

Special protective equipment for firefighters :       Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary. Use personal protective equipment.

Specific extinguishing methods:       Standard procedure for chemical fires.

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

                    In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions :       Avoid dust formation.

             Avoid breathing dust.

             Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

             Use personal protective equipment.

             Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Environmental precautions :       Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

                    No special environmental precautions required.

Methods for cleaning up :       Use mechanical handling equipment.

             Non-sparking tools should be used.

             Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

             Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.

Handling and storage

- Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling :       Avoid creating dust.

             Do not breathe dust.

             Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

             For personal protection see Exposure controls/personal protection section

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:       Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Hygiene measures :       Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

             Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

             Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

Dust explosion class :       St1

- Conditions for safe storage:

Requirements for storage areas and containers :       Keep in an area equipped with acid resistant flooring.

                           Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Further information on storage conditions :       No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Advice on common storage :              Incompatible with strong bases and oxidizing agents.                     

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Not regulated as a dangerous good
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures:       Provide adequate ventilation.

Eye protection:       Safety glasses

             Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Hand protection:       Choose gloves to protect hands against chemicals depending on the concentration and quantity of the hazardous substance and specific to place of work.

             For special applications, we recommend clarifying the resistance to chemicals of the aforementioned protective gloves with the glove manufacturer.

Skin and Body protection:       Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.

Respiratory protection:       In the case of dust or aerosol formation use respirator with an approved filter.

             Half mask with a particle filter P2 (EN 143)

Stability and reactivity


:              No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Chemical stability

:       Stable under normal conditions.

Hazardous reactions:       No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

Conditions to avoid

:       Avoid dust formation.

Incompatible materials

:       Strong bases

             Oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products:       Build-up of dangerous/toxic fumes possible in cases of fire/high temperature.

                    Carbon dioxide (CO2)

                    Carbon monoxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product :       Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.

      Can be landfilled or incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.

      Waste codes should be assigned by the user based on the application for which the product was used.

      According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific.

Contaminated packaging :       Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.

             Dispose of as unused product.