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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation : If inhaled, remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

Consult a physician for severe cases.

Skin contact : Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water while removing all contaminated clothes and shoes.

If skin irritation persists, call a physician.

Eye contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.

Consult an ophtalmologist.

Ingestion : After swallowing: only when the patient is fully conscious: rinse mouth with water.

Do not induce vomiting.

Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media : Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture : During a fire, smoke may contain the original material in addition to unidentified toxic and/or irritating compounds.

Advice for firefighters :

- Special protective equipment for firefighters. In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective suit.

- Specific methods : Standard procedure for chemical fires.

Accidental release measures

Advice for non-emergency personnel :

- Ensure adequate ventilation.

- Use personal protective equipment.

- Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

- Do not breathe vapours/dust.

Advice for emergency responders :

- Ensure adequate ventilation.

- Use personal protective equipment.

- Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

- Do not breathe vapours/dust.

- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.

- Remove all sources of ignition.

- Pay attention to flashback.

Environmental precautions :

Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system.

Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up :

Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling :

- Ensure there is sufficient ventilation.

- Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

- Do not breathe vapours/dust.

- When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work.

- Wear protective gloves and goggles.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities :

Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Protect from moisture.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Eye protection :

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166.

Hand protection :

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Gloves should be selected according to the application and the duration of use at the work station.

Skin and body protection :

Protective suit.

Respiratory protection :

In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment.

Respirator with combination filter for vapour/particulate (EN 141).

Environmental exposure : Prevent product from entering surface water or sewage.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity : No hazards to be specially mentioned.

Chemical stability :

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Stable at normal ambient temperature and pressure.

Conditions to avoid :

Heat, flame and sparks.

Pronounced heat up.

Incompatible materials :

Strong oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products :

Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and unburned hydrocarbons (smoke).

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods :

* Waste from residues / unused products :

- Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

- Can be landfilled or incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.

- According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific.

- Waste codes should be assigned by the user based on the application for which the product was used.

* Contaminated packaging : Dispose of as unused product.