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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Eye contact: Wash immediately with large amounts of water or normal saline. Keep eyelids open with the finger. Get medical advice ad show him the label.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothes and shoes immediately. Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amount of water until no evidence of substance remains (15-20 minutes). Get medical ad show him the label.

Ingestion: If swallowed wash mouth with water provided person is conscious. Get medical immediately and show container or label.

Inhalation: Avoid breathing dusts that may be generated by handling of the product. Remove the person from the exposed area to fresh air immediately. Get medical advice if adverse symptoms will appear.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

Nebulised water, chemical powder, foam , CO2

Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.

Small fire: carbon dioxide , foam

Large fire: fog, foam.       

Hazardous combustion products: May produce toxic fumes of COx, NOx.

Accidental release measures

Wear suitable protected devices. Wear suitable clothes with full body protection. In case of fire and/or explosions avoid to breathe smokes and vapors.  Use a respiratory device autonomous (SCBA) and adapted protective clothes.  The vapors can be eliminated through nebulized with water.  

Collect all of the material scattered on the ground with protective equipment adapted and put it in a clean and dry container.  

Recover the substance for suction or with other mechanic means and wash the with plenty of water and cleanings.  Store the recovered product recovered in wait of the skilled disposal society.  If the effusion happened in highway or in a  

public place, suitable trickiness should be adopted in order to protect the people from any risk.

Absorb neutralized caustic residue on clay, vermiculite or other inert substance and package in a suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handle away from sparkles and flames - sources of ignition

Handle in a well ventilated place

Avoid contact with incompatible materials

Wear suitable Personal Protection Equipment (see section 8)

Keep the substance away from drains, surface or ground waters

Do not eat, drink and smoke in the working areas.

Wash hands after handling the substance.

Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Eye and Face protection: Safety goggles as for EN 166; facial shield

Skin protection: Gloves resistant to chemical agents as for the EN 374, parts 1, 2 e 3 and the European Directive 89/89/EEC.

The gloves material must be waterproof and stable against the substance content.

Select the glove material on the basis of the type of the material, typical or minimal breakdown times, permeability ranges, thickness.

Select the suitable protective equipment based on the activity of use and possible exposure. Wear gauntlets, boots, bodysuit and other devices in accordance with EN 13982 in case of powders

Respiratory protection: When the risk evaluation foresees the need to use respirator devices with assisted ventilation, use a powder filter like P1, P2 and P3. Use only devices approved by the Competent Authorities such as NIOSH (USA) and CEN (EU). In case of brief exposure use respiratory device; in more intense and longer exposures use self-contained breathing.

Stability and reactivity

This substance is considered not reactive under the normal conditions of the usage.

Disposal considerations

Refers to Community/National/Local requirements concerning the waste disposal.