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Activated Alumina (All Grades), Solid

WHMIS Number: 00062014 Page 4

Xebec Inc. Date of Revision: 2006 February 10

FIRE FIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions to the Fire Fighters: Spilled material may cause floors and contact surfaces to become slippery.

Fire Fighting Protective Equipment: Use self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Information in this section is for responding to spills, leaks or releases in order to prevent

or minimize the adverse effects on persons, property and the environment. There may be specific reporting requirements associated with spills, leaks or releases, which change from

region to region. Containment and Clean-Up Procedures: Minimize air borne spreading of dust. Wear respirator,

protective clothing and gloves. Avoid dry sweeping. Do not use compressed air to clean surfaces. Vacuuming or wet sweeping is preferred. Return all material possible to container

for proper disposal. Do not allow to enter sewers or watercourses. Any recovered product can be used for the usual purpose, depending on the extent and kind

of contamination. Where a package (drum or bag) is damaged and / or leaking, repair it, or place it into an over -pack drum immediately so as to avoid or minimize material loss and

contamination of surrounding environment. Replace damaged containers immediately to avoid loss of material and contamination of surrounding atmosphere.

Collect product for recovery or disposal. For release to land, or storm water runoff, contain discharge by constructing dykes or applying inert absorbent; for release to water,

utilize damming and/or water diversion to minimize the spread of contamination. Ventilate enclosed spaces. Notify applicable government authority if release is reportable or could adversely affect the environment. See Section 13, "Disposal Considerations".

8. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Other Precautions: Use only with adequ

ate ventilation and avoid breathing dusts. Avoid

contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wash contaminated clothing thoroughl

Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. y before re -use.

Handling Practices: Use normal "good" Minimize air borne spreading of dust

industrial hygiene and housekeeping practices. . Clean up immediately to eliminate slipping hazard.

Ventilation Requirements: See Section

8, "Engineering Controls".

Storage Temperature (Deg Celsius): See Ventilation Requirements: General exha

below. ust is acceptable.

Storage Requirements: Store in a cool, sparks and flames. Keep containers c

dry and well-ventilated area. Keep away from heat, losed. Avoid moisture contamination. Prolonged ing. Protect from direct sunlight. Protect against

storage may result in lumping or cak physical damage.

Special Materials to be Used for Packa material before using.

ging or Containers: Confirm suitability of any

HANDLING

STORAGE

10.

EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

Recommendations listed in this section indicate the type of equipment, which will provide protection against overexposure to this product. Conditions of use, adequacy of engineering or

other control measures, and actual exposures will dictate the need for specific protective

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