10124 - ALUMINIUM SULPHATE
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTINGPROCEDURES:
Take measures to retain water used for extinguishing. Do not release contaminatedwater into drains, soil and surface water. Dispose of contaminated water and soilaccording to local regulations.
Toxic or corrosive vapours may be released in fire situation.
PROTECTIVE MEASURES IN FIRE:
Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES:
PERSONAL PRECAUTION IN SPILL:
Avoid direct contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wear appropriate protective clothing.
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECTENVIRONMENT:
Prevent contamination of soil, drains and surface water.
SPILL CLEANUP METHODS:
Cover spillage with damp inert material, take-up or collect and place into a suitableclosable labelled container for disposal. Avoid dry sweeping or other methods whichraise dust. Wash the area clean with water and detergent, observing environmentalrequirements.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE:
HANDLING - Product should be used in accordance with good industrial principles forhandling and storing of hazardous chemicals.Avoid creating or raising dust. Avoid contact with skin or eyes.
Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated place, in securely closed original container.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION:
INGREDIENT NAME:CAS No.:STDLT EXP 8 HrsST EXP 15 Min
OES2 mg/m3ALUMINIUM SULPHATE No std.10043-01-3
Refer to current edition of HSE Guidance Note EH40 - entry under aluminium salts,soluble.
Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation.
If unable to control dust emissions below OES limits, an approved dust protection to P2level of protection is recommended.
Use impervious gloves.
Wear approved chemical safety goggles where eye exposure is reasonably probable.
Use engineering controls to reduce air contamination to permissible exposure level.
HYGIENIC WORK PRACTICES:
SKIN PROTECTION - apply barrier cream to hands and exposed skin.Regularly vacuum dust to minimise the potential of air-borne exposure.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:
Solid. Crystals or crystalline.