CAS No: 1314-13-2
Name: Zinc Oxide
Uses: Animal Health product; dietary zinc supplement and prevention of facial eczema in grazing livestock
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Avoid release to the environment
Dispose of contents and container to an approved waste disposal plant
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.
FIRST AID MEASURES
|Inhalation||Remove patient to fresh air. Lay down and keep warm and rested. If breathing is shallow or has stopped ensure airway is clear and apply resuscitation. Seek medical assistance immediately.|
|Ingestion||Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If swallowed DO NOT induce vomiting. Seek medical assistance immediately|
|Skin||Remove contaminated clothing and wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water. If a large area is affected seek medical assistance.|
|Eye||Flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes holding eyelids open if necessary. Call a doctor immediately.|
Rinse mouth thoroughly. Do not induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.Consult a physician.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
|Flash Point||Not applicable (non-flammable)|
|Extinguishing Media||Based on surrounding materials|
|Protective Equipment||Breathing apparatus plus protective gloves|
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
|Spills and Disposal||Wear appropriate protective clothing. Exclude non-essential people from the area. Contain spill and absorb with inert material such as soil, sand or absorbent granules and place in a sealable waste container. Dispose of waste safely in an approved landfill.|
|Environmental Precaution||Prevent from entering drains, waterways or sewers. If spill does enter waterways contact the local authority.|
Handling and storage
|Precautions for safe handling||
Wash hands after handling. Avoid
|Conditions for safe storage||
Store in a cool location. Keep away from food and beverages.Protect from freezing and physical damage.Provide ventilation for containers. Keep container tightly sealed.Store away from incompatible materials.
Physical and chemical properties