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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures


In case of exposure by inhalation, provide fresh air, rest and seek medical advice.


No special measures required.

Skin Contact

In case of contact with skin, rinse with plenty of water, remove contaminated clothing.

Eye Contact

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Triptassium orthophosphate is corrosive to the eyes and irritating to the respiratory tract.  No delayed effects are noted.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

Tripotassium orthophosphate is not flammable. All extinguishing agents are considered suitable for a surrounding fire.

Inappropriate extinguishing media:

Not applicable.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Tripotassium orthophosphate may cause respiratory irritation.

Advice for fire-fighters

In cases where dust particles of tripotassium orthophosphate may be present respiratory ventilation is recommended. Wear appropriate skin and eye protection.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid contact with eyes, skin and respiratory system. Use personal protection equipment. Wear alkaline resistant protective clothing.

Environmental precautions

Tripotassium orthophosphate should not arrive into the soil or the aquatic environment.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Shovel up material and recycle if possible. Dispose of contaminated material according to the waste disposal recommendations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Prevent formation of dust.

Keep containers tightly sealed.

Technical measures: sufficient ventilation and local suction is required in accordance with the details in the annex to the SDS.

Do not eat, smoke or drink.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Tripotassium orthophosphate is to be transported and stored in the original packaging and away from humidity.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations