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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- After inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, perform artificial resuscitation. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. Refer patient to a physician.

- - After skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing and wash with plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing before the next use. In the event of any adverse effects, obtain appropriate medical attention.

- After eye contact: Immediately flush eyes with Diphoterine® or with of water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eyelids open to ensure cleansing. In case of persistent inflammation, take the advice of an ophthalmologist.

- After swallowing: Do not make the victim vomit. Do not give the victim anything orally. Give water freely to dilute stomach contents. Alert a physician

- Instructions for the physician: Treat according to symptoms. Keep the victim under medical surveillance.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: pulverized water, carbonic anhydride, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam.

Special risks : Toxic gas, COx and nitrogen oxides.

Special protective equipment for fire fighting: Wear a complete protection equipment and a self contained respiratory apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Person related precautionary measures: Wear protection equipment.

Environmental-protection measures: Keep out of drains, prevent entry in natural environment

Procedures for cleaning / absorption :

Recovery : Place spillage in appropriate container for waste disposal.
Neutralisation : Wash spill site thoroughly after mater pick up is complete.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with all applicable national and local environmental regulations and laws.

Handling and storage

Technical measures:
Precautions for workers exposure: Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Precautions for fire or explosion: Avoid electrostatic charging. During loading, work in an inerted equipment.

Safe handling advice: Avoid dust creation.


Technical measures: Store in the original container.

Storage conditions:
 Recommended: Keep protected from light and moisture.
Recommended material for packing: Aluminium drums. Avoid contact with polyethylene

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Technical measures: Do not inhale dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes

Personal protective equipment:

 Respiratory protection: Cartridge (AB + P) mask or compressed air mask
 Eye protection: safety goggles.
 Hand protection: gloves.
 Body protection : Standard working suit

Industrial hygiene :
Immediately change contaminated clothing. Wash hands and face after working with substance. Under no circumstances eat or drink at workplace. Do not inhale substance

Stability and reactivity

- Stability: stable in standard conditions of use
- Hazardous reactions: polymerisation
- Conditions to be avoided: Heat, sparks, moisture, electrostatic charge.
- Materials to avoid: Strong oxidant, peroxides, and polymerisation initiator.
- Hazardous decomposition products: Decomposition products can result in COx or NOx

Disposal considerations

Product disposal method: to incinerate at a governmental approved site.

Contaminated packing: to incinerate at a governmental approved site.