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CAS Number : 7758-94-3
White or greenish crystals, odorless.
Classification : E
Standard according to Regulation respecting the quality of the work environment
InhalationIn case of dust inhalation, move the person to fresh air and place the person in half-upright position. If breathing has stopped, administer artificial respiration. In case of breathing difficulties, give oxygen. Transfer the person immediately to the nearest medical emergency center.
Eye contactRinse the eyes with plenty of water for 20 minutes . Consult a physician.
Skin contactRemove contaminated clothes promptly. Rinse the skin with plenty of water for 20 minutes or until the product is eliminated. Consult a physician.
IngestionIn case of ingestion, rinse mouth. Give a glass of water to drink. Do not induce vomiting and consult a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconsicous or convulsing person.
This product absorbs water from air.
Extinguishing media and special proceduresThis product is not combustible. If involved in a fire, use carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemicals or water spray. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus with a full face mask and protective clothing. Cool containers with water spray.
Occupational exposure occurs mainly through contact with the eyes, skin or inhalation of dusts and mists.
Effects of short-term exposure
Skin and eye contactThis product is irritant or corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. The severity of symptoms may vary with exposure conditions (contact length, product concentration, etc...).
Respiratory tractAbove than or equal to 1mg/m³ (as Fe), wear a particulate filter respirator with a full face mask.SkinWear rubber gloves and protective clothing.
EyesWear a faceshield if there is a risk of dust exposure.
Handle away from incompatible materials. Avoid inhalating dust or powder.
Store in a tightly sealed container, in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area.
Leak or spill
Pick up solid and place in a tightly sealed container. Avoid generating dust clouds.