Solid, odorless.

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS-1988)

Classification : C

Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG)


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 not combustible but may enhance the burning rate of combustible materials such as wood, paper and oil and may strongly react with them.

Extinguishing media and special procedures
If involved in a fire, use water.  Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus with a full face mask and appropriate protective clothing.  Cool containers with flooding quantities of water.  Move containers from fire area if you can do it without risk.


Health hazards

Effects of short-term exposure

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


Preventive measures

Protective equipment

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

Wear appropriate gloves and clothing.

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

Handling procedures

 This product must be handle away from incompatible materials.  Equipment must be grounded.

Storage requirements

 Store in a tightly-sealed container in a dark, cool, dry and well-ventilated area.  Store away from incompatible materials and from source of ignition.  Protect from physical damage.

Leak or spill

 Pick up solids and carefully place into a clean, dry and tightly-sealed container.  Flush contaminated area with flooding quantities of water.