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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

INHALATION - Remove the person to a well-ventilated area. Obtain first aid or medical assistance.

INGESTION - Obtain first aid or medical assistance, if needed.

SKIN CONTACT & ABSORPTION - Flush contacted skin with water.

EYE - Flush with large amounts of water, obtain first aid or medical assistance if needed.

Fire-fighting measures

Appropriate Extinguishing media:       

Foam, water mist, powder and carbon dioxide (CO2).

Inappropriate Extinguishing media:

Water jet directly.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:       Do not smoke.   Avoid contact with the product.   If necessary, use personal protective equipment.

Emergency procedures: Emergency procedures are not necessary.

Environmental precautions: Prevent spilled material from reaching waterways or sewage system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:  Normal cleaning procedures.

Secondary disaster prevention measures: Do not dispose directly into the environment or into the sewage system.  The products resulting from fire control may cause pollution.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:

Normal procedures for storage and handling of solids. Wear safety glasses.

Avoid the generation of dust.

Suitable precautions and prevention of contact:

Wash your hands and face thoroughly after handling and before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet.


Conditions for safe storage:

It should be avoided Storage near acids and bases.

Incompatible substances and mixtures:

There are not known incompatible materials with the product.

Packaging materials       

Recommended material:  Bags inside the drums.

Inappropriate material:  Any other packaging of the material.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Permissible concentration-

Occupational exposure limit:  Not established.

Biological limit:  Not established.

Engineering controls measures:

Promote direct mechanical ventilation and exhaust system to the outside environment. These measures help reduce exposure to product.

Other limits:  Not established.

Appropriate personal protective equipment-

Respiratory protection:       A risk assessment should be performed for proper definition of respiratory protection, in view of the product use conditions.

Hand protection:  Appropriate protective gloves.

Eye protection:  Safety glasses.

Skin and body protection:  Closed shoes and suitable protective

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability:  Product is stable under normal conditions of temperature and pressure.

Hazardous reactions:  Not present

Conditions to avoid:  Not present

Incompatible materials:  There are no known incompatible materials with the product.

Hazardous decomposition products: Not present

Disposal considerations

Methods of disposal to the product waste/residues:

There are no special considerations for disposal. According to all regulations of classifications of solid waste transportation and disposal, there are no special considerations for the provision of hydrated niobium oxide. The collection, temporary storage and final disposal should be done in an appropriate place.

Contaminated container/packaging:

Do not reuse empty containers. These may contain residues of the product and should be kept closed and sent for proper disposal as required for the product