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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General Notes: Immediately call a doctor/physician if required.
Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air, keep warm and at rest, administer oxygen if necessary.
Skin Contact: Thoroughly wash the contaminated skin. Remove the contaminated clothes and shoes. Consult a doctor if symptoms develop. Wash the clothes and shoes before reusing them
Eye Contact: Immediately wash the eyes thoroughly, opening eyelashes from time to time..
Check if the victim is wearing contact lenses; if yes, remove them. Wash for at least 10 minutes. Consult a doctor in case of irritation.
Ingestion: Immediately consult a physician for advice
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: None specific.
Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: None specific

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide
Unsuitable extinguishing media: None known

Special Hazards arising from the substance/mixture: Decomposes and gives irritant fumes.
Hazardous Combustion Products::Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, phosphines, phosphorous
oxides (PxOy) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOx).

Advice for fire fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and suitable protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
For non-emergency personnel: Eye/face protection, use face shield and/or chemical goggles. Skin protection, wear chemical resistant gloves. And protective clothing. Respiratory protection, use approved respiratory protection equipment In case of insufficient ventilation.
Emergency Procedures: Evacuate the spill area safely to permit authorised personnel to handle the spill.
For Emergency Responders Emergency responders must wear the proper personal protective equipment (and have appropriate fire-suppression equipment) suitable for the situation to which they are responding.

Environmental precautions: Keep out of drains and watercourses. Use containment walls to contain, reclaim or safely dispose of spills. Follow local regulations for safe disposal of contaminated absorbent materials and containers. Wash spill areas with water.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Contain large spills with containment walls and transfer the material to appropriate containers for reclamation or disposal. Flush spill area with water.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Protective measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices, include using appropriate personal protection, avoiding unnecessary exposure and removal of material from eyes, skin and clothing. Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling this product. Wash thoroughly after handling, avoid breathing vapour or mist.
Emptied containers: retain vapour and product residue. Observe all recommended safety precautions until container is cleaned, reconditioned or destroyed. The reuse of this material's container for non-industrial purposes is prohibited and any reuse must be in consideration of the data provided in the material safety data sheet.
Advice in general: Keep personal protective equipment in a clean place, away from the work area.
Occupational Hygiene: Use clean and correctly maintained personal protective equipment. Always wash your hands after handling the product. Do not eat or drink in the workplace.

Conditions for safe storage including any incompatibilities:
Technical measures and storage conditions: Take all necessary precautions to avoid the accidental release of the product outside due to the rupture of containers or transfer systems. Ensure there is a suitable retention system. Storage facilities should be dry.
Packing Material:
Suitable packing and storage material: SS 316 (only for transportation purpose), original containers or metal containers with PVC, PP, PE or GRP lining.
Unsuitable packing and storage material: Do not store in metal containers such as carbon steel, aluminium etc. (alkali reactive materials)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Not regulated for transport, not classified as hazardous for transport

Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures
No specific additional engineering controls are required. Provide good natural or artificial ventilation.

2. Hand, feet and body protection
Wear chemical resistant gloves and suitable protective clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Although this product does not present a significant skin concern, minimize skin contamination by following good industrial practice.

3. Eye/face protection
Use face shield and/or chemical goggles. Have eye wash facilities immediately available at any location where eye contact can occur.

4. Respiratory protection
Avoid breathing vapour/mist. Use approved respiratory protection equipment when air borne exposure is excessive. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions of storage and transport.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
Reacts vigorously with acids, alkali reactive metals and oxidising agents.

Conditions to avoid
None specific.

Disposal considerations

Disposal: All local and national regulations should be followed. Consult regulatory officials for disposal requirement. For small quantities flush away with plenty of water. For large quantities send to special waste disposal system and burn in proper incinerator. This product should not be
dumped in public storage and sewers/waterways.