4.3-03

SUBSTANCES DANGEROUS WHEN WET, NON-COMBUSTIBLE.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).

Spillage on deck

In dry conditions collect spillage and dispose of overboard in a safe manner; if wet wash overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation. Keep dry.
Collect spillage, where practicable and dispose of overboard in a safe manner.

Fire on deck

If possible remove receptacles likely to be involved.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation (not water).

Special equipment to be carried

Protective gloves and goggles.

Remarks by UN no.

• FERROSILICON (UN No. 1408), with 30% or more but less than 90% silicon.
• LITHIUM FERROSILICON (UN No. 2830).
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus when dealing with SPILLAGE or FIRE.

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