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6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Small spills:

For spills during personal use, rinse with plenty of water. Normal good housekeeping practices required.

Large spills:

For major spills of bulk product, protective clothing consisting of overalls, safety glasses and gloves should be worn. Shovel or vacuum up spill, avoiding the formation of dust, and collect in suitable containers for disposal. Wash or vacuum any remaining powder. Compressed air must not be used to clean up spills.

It is essential to avoid crushing or grinding the powder, as this could break open the coating surrounding the encapsulated enzyme and generate enzyme dust.

People with a history of respiratory problems must not be employed in the clean up of sizeable spills.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

This product is covered by the Workcover Code of Practice for the Safe Handling and Storage of Enzymatic Detergent Powders and Liquids [4th April 1994] (Australia).

Precautions for Handling:

For domestic use: Avoid skin and eye contact. Wash hands immediately after use.

When handling bulk product wear safety glasses and protective gloves. Avoid prolonged contact with skin. Avoid excessive inhalation. Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking and using the toilet.

Precautions for Storage:

An eyewash station should be installed next to where bulk product is made or stored.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

National occupational exposure limits (Australia):

No exposure standard allocated for finished product. The blanket recommendation for DUSTS: 10 mg/m3

Subtilisins (Proteolytic enzymes as 100% pure crystalline enzyme) 0.00006 mg/m3 Peak Limitation

Exposure Standards (New Zealand):

Particulates not otherwise classified 10 mg/m3 Inspirable dust TWA 3 mg/m3 Respirable dust TWA

Subtilisins (Proteolytic enzymes as 100% pure crystalline enzyme) 0.00006 mg/m3 Peak Limitation

Engineering measures:

When handling bulk product, ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing powder or dust.

Personal protection equipment:

When handling bulk product wear safety glasses and protective gloves. Avoid prolonged contact with skin. Avoid excessive inhalation. Wash hands before breaks and at end of shifts. Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking and using the toilet.

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