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First-aid measures

As a general rule, in case of doubt or if symptoms persist, always call a doctor.
NEVER induce swallowing by an unconscious person.
Description of first aid measures
In the event of exposure by inhalation:
in the event of massive inhalation of dust, remove the person exposed to fresh air. Keep warm and at rest.
If the person is unconscious, place in recovery position. Notify a doctor in all events, to ascertain whether observation and supportive hospital care will be necessary.
If breathing is irregular or has stopped, effect mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and call a doctor.
In the event of splashes or contact with eyes:
wash thoroughly with fresh, clean water for 15 minutes holding the eyelids open.
If there is any redness, pain or visual impairment, consult an ophthalmologist.
In the event of splashes or contact with skin:
remove contaminated clothing and wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water or a recognised cleaner.
watch out for any remaining product between skin and clothing, watches, shoes, etc.
If the contaminated area is widespread and/or there is damage to the skin, a doctor must be consulted or the patient transferred to hospital.
In the event of swallowing:
do not give the patient anything orally.
in the event of swallowing, if the quantity is small (no more than one mouthful), rinse the mouth with water and consult a doctor.
seek medical attention immediately, showing the label.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
suitable methods of extinction
in the event of a fire, use: all means of extinction can be used
unsuitable methods of extinction
in the event of a fire, do not use : strong water jet.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
a fire will often produce a thick black smoke. Exposure to decomposition products may be hazardous to health.
Do not breathe in smoke.
In the event of a fire, the following may be formed:
carbon monooxide (CO) carbon dioxide (CO2) nitrogen oxide (NO) nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Advice for firefighters
due to the toxicity of the gas emitted on thermal decomposition of the products, fire-fighting personnel are to be equipped with autonomous insulating breathing appparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
For non first aid worker
avoid any contact with the skin and eyes.
avoid inhaling dust.
If a large quantity has been spilt, evacuate all personal and only allow intervention by trained operators equipped with safety apparatus.
For first aid worker
First aid workers will be equipped suitable personal protective equipment.
Environmental precautions
prevent any material from entering drains or waterways.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
retrieve the product by mechanical means (sweeping/vacuuming) : do not generate dust.

Handling and storage

Requirements relating to storage premises apply to all facilities where the substance is handled.
Precautions for safe handling
always wash hands after handling.
remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using.
Fire prevention:
handle in well-ventilated areas.
prevent acess by unauthorised personnel.
Recommended equipment and procedures: see below personal protection.
observe precautions stated on label and also industrial safety regulations
avoid inhaling dust.
also provide breathing apparatus for certain short tasks of an exceptional nature and for emergency interventions.
In all cases, recover emissions at source.
avoid skin and eye contact with this substance.
Prohibited equipment and procedures:
no smoking, eating or drinking in areas where the substance is used.
keep the container tightly closed in a dry, well-ventilated place.
always keep in packaging made of an identical material to the original.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

use personal protective equipment that is clean and has been properly maintained.
store personal protective equipment in a clean place, away from the work area.
never eat, drink or smoke during use. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using. Ensure that there is adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Respiratory protection : avoid breathing dust. If the ventilation is insufficient, wear appropriate breathing apparatus. When workers are confronted with concentrations that are above occupational exposure limits, they must wear a suitable, approved, respiratory protection device. Wear a disposable half-mask dust filter in accordance with standard EN 149.

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations

Eye/face protection
avoid contact with eyes.
before handling powders or dust emission, mask goggles in accordance with standard EN 166.
Prescription glasses are not considered as protection.
provide eyewash stations in facilities where the product is handled constantly.
Hand protection
wear suitable protective gloves in the event of prolonged or repeated skin contact.
use suitable protective gloves that are resistant to chemical agents in accordance with standard EN 374
Gloves must be selected according to their suitability for the workstation in question/ other chemical products that may be handled, necessary physical protections (cutting, pricking, heat protection), level of dexterity required.
Body protection : avoid skin contact. wear suitable protective clothing. Wear protective clothing against solid chemicals and particles suspended in the air (type 5) in accordance with standard EN13982-1 to prevent skin contact. Work clothing worn by personnel shall be laundeed regularly . After contact with the product, all parts of the body that have been must be washed.