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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Remove contaminated clothing.
If inhaled:
Fresh air. Seek medical attention if necessary. Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
On skin contact:
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water, rinse abundantly. Seek medical attention.
On contact with eyes:
Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open. Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an eye specialist.
On ingestion:
Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Induce vomiting only if the patient is conscious, seek medical attention. Seek medical attention.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2) and/or in section 11., Further important symptoms and effects are so far not known.
Hazards: No hazard is expected under intended use and appropriate handling.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray, dry powder, foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
hydrogen chloride, chlorine, carbon oxides, irritant gases/vapours, toxic gases/vapours
Do not release chemically contaminated water into drains, soil or surface water. Sufficient measures must be taken to retain the water used for extinguishing. Dispose of contaminated water and soil according to local regulations.

Advice for fire-fighters
Special protective equipment:
Full-body protective clothing

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Sources of ignition should be kept well clear. Avoid dust formation.

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Avoid all contact with skin and respiratory system. Avoid dust formation.
Protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition
Dust explosion class: Dust explosion class 1 (Kst-value >0 up to 200 bar m s-1).

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Suitable materials for containers: High density polyethylene (HDPE)
Further information on storage conditions: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Keep only in the original container.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate.

Hand protection:
Protective rubber gloves.

Eye protection:
Tightly fitting safety goggles (chemical goggles) and face shield.

Body protection:
Protective suit, Closed footwear.

Stability and reactivity

No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Corrosion to metals:
No corrosive effect on metal.

Chemical stability
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
In spite of the dedusting carried out for reasons of industrial health a dust explosion hazard can not be excluded.

Conditions to avoid
Avoid humidity.

Incompatible materials
Substances to avoid:
strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids

Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products:
hydrogen chloride, chlorine
carbon oxides, toxic gases/vapours

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Must be disposed of or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.

Contaminated packaging:
Uncontaminated packaging can be re-used.
Packs that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.