Greenish or yellowish powder or granules, with a slight odor of caramel.

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS-1988)

Not a controlled product
(disclosure at 1% or more in a mixture)

Safety Equipments


Permissible Exposure Values in Québec

Standard according to Regulation respecting the quality of the work environment

  • Time-weighted average exposure value (TWAEV): 1 mg/m³ (as Fe)
  • Short-term exposure value (STEV): none


First aid

In case of dust inhalation, move the person to fresh air.

Eye contact
Rinse the eyes with plenty of water for 5 minutes or until the product is removed. If irritation persists, consult a physician.

Skin contact
Rinse the skin with water. Consult a physician if irritation persists.

In case of ingestion, rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician in case of unusual symptoms.

Safety hazards

This product is stable under normal conditions.

Extinguishing media and special procedures
If involved in a fire, use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding materials.

Health hazards

Effects of short-term exposure

May cause irritation of the skin, eyes and upper respiratory tract.

Preventive measures

Respiratory tract
Above than or equal to 1mg/m³ (as Fe), wear a particulate filter respirator.

Wear skin protection when needed.

Wear safety glasses if there is a risk of dust exposure.

Handling procedures

Avoid inhalating dust or powder.  Handle in a well-ventilated area.

 Storage requirements

 Store in a tightly sealed container and in a well-ventilated area.

Leak or spill

 Pick up  solid and place in a closed container.