Copper Gluconate, Safety Rules
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
produced by... RHÔNE-POULENC CHEMICALS LTD
Harmful if swallowed.
Do not breathe dust
For copperPERSONAL PROTECTION... Workers should wear rubber footwear, overalls and PVC gloves... See also 'HANDLING'.Long-term exposure limit (8-hour TWA reference period) - 1 mg/m3.
Short-term exposure limit (10-minute reference period) - 2 mg/m3.
|CONTAMINATION||-||Always seek medical advice in cases of serious personal contamination.|
Irrigate with clean water for at least 15 minutes.|
Get medical help.
|SKIN||-||Flood exposed skin with water. Remove contaminated clothing then wash skin with soap and water.|
|IF SWALLOWED||-||If patient is conscious wash out mouth. If breathing stops start artificial respiration. Keep patient warm, comfortable at rest. Get medical help.|
Remove from exposure. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If
heartbeat absent give external cardiac compression. Administer oxygen
Refer to hospital or doctor.
NEVER attempt to give anything to a semi-conscious or unconscious person.
|IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ADVICE||
To be administered by qualified medical personnel. No specific
antidote. Symptomatic measures. Supportive measures.|
|FURTHER MEDICAL ADVICE||
Telephone Rhône-Poulenc Ltd., 081-592-3060. During office hours ask for
Occupational Health Department. At other times the Duty Security
Officer will find a respondent.|
Doctors may obtain information and advice from the nearest Poisons Information Centre.
|SPILLAGE||for small amounts - Avoid breathing
dust and other personal contact. Wear gloves. Using a suitable vacuum
cleaner, preferably, vacuum up the material, or cover with inert
absorbent material (e.g. sand, earth, vermiculite, etc. ) carefully
sweep up and place in a labelled receptacle for safe disposal.
for large amounts - Eliminate all sources of ignition.
Keep people away and upwind.
A void contact with eyes, skin and clothing, wear overalls, rubber boots, gloves and goggles or face shield.
If contamination of drains, streams, watercourses, etc., is unavaidable, warn the Local Water Authority immediately.
Contain by surrounding and covering with inert absorbent material (sand, earth, vermiculite, etc.).
Sweep up carefully and shoval sweepings into marked open-head container.
Spread more inert absorbent materials over the entire spill area, sweep up and shoval sweepings into the marked container ("dry sweeping" process).
Repeat the "dry sweeping" process at least twice more.
Finally wash contaminated area with detergent and water. Absorb as much as possible into inert materials, sweep up and add sweepings into the marked container.
Place marked container in a safe open area to await disposal.
a. Waste Regulations Authorities may accept the sweepings, or|
b. arrange disposal by a licensed contractor, or
c. dispose of safaly, and in accordance with the Control of Pollution Act 1974, and regulations made thereunder.
Combustible and may give rise to dangerous fumes.|
Use CO2, water spray, powder.
Firefighters should wear protective clothing and breathing apparatus for fires involving large amounts of thisproduct.
If contamination of drains or watercourses is unavaidable, warn the local Water Authority immediately.
Keep protected against humidity, air and light.|
Packaging materials : recommended : cardboard drums and polyethylene
Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Dangerous Substances
Control of Pollution Act 1974.
|SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS IN CASE OF WASTE PRODUCTS||
Do not dump into the environment.|
Incineration of soiled product.
Incineration of contaminated packaging.
23.7.1990 seria1 No. 0000267\FC \ CHA/EBH/7/90I neither endorse nor condem this product. The information as published here is a matter of public record. The information is placed here for the education of those that wish to read it.
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