October 22, 2021
Zinc oxide is a common chemical additive, widely used in plastics, silicate products, synthetic rubber, lubricating oil, paint coating, ointment, adhesive, food, battery, flame retardant and other products in the production. Does not belong to dangerous chemicals, this product is not controlled; But [Safety recommendation standard words: S60 (substances and containers must be placed as hazardous waste), S61 (prevent discharge to the environment)]. Therefore, the following safety measures should be taken in production and transportation:
1. Isolate contaminated areas from leakage and set warning signs around them. Sweep carefully, avoid dust, pour to open place buried deep. It can also be washed with a large amount of water and diluted wash water is put into the waste water system. If a large number of leakage, collection recycling or harmless treatment after waste.
Ii. Transportation precautions: The packing should be complete and the loading should be safe. During transportation, ensure that containers do not leak, collapse, fall, or damage. It is strictly forbidden to mix and transport with oxidizer. During transportation, it should be protected from sun exposure, rain and high temperature.
Iii. Respiratory protection: It is recommended that workers wear dust masks.
Iv. Eye protection: safety masks can be used when necessary.
Five, protective clothing: wear close-sleeved work clothes, long rubber shoes.
Hand protection: Wear protective gloves.
Seven, invasion way: inhalation, ingestion.
Eight, fire extinguishing method: non - burning. Fire extinguishing medium available around the sound of fire.
Ix. Others: Smoking, eating and drinking are strictly prohibited at work site. After work, shower and change. Pay attention to personal hygiene.
The main harm of zinc oxide to human body is zinc casting heat caused by zinc oxide dust inhalation. Its symptoms include metallic taste in the mouth, thirst and pharynx