Vijaychem Industries

ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company

Zinc Sulphate - Heptahydrate :
Fire Fighting Measures

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
water spray or fog.
Foam.
Dry chemical powder.
BCF (where regulations permit).
Carbon dioxide.
FIRE FIGHTING
Alert Fire Brigade and tell them location and nature of hazard.
Wear breathing apparatus plus protective gloves for fire only.
Prevent, by any means available, spillage from entering drains or water courses.
Use fire fighting procedures suitable lor surrounding area.
DO NOT approach containers suspected to be hot.
Cool fire exposed containers with water spray from a protected location.
If safe to do so, remove containers from path of fire.
Equipment should be thoroughly decontaminated after use.
FIRE/EXPLOSION HAZARD
Non combustible.
Not considered a significant fire risk, however containers may burn.
[Ellenhorn and Barceloux: Medical Toxicology].
FIRE INCOMPATIBILITY
None known.
HAZCHEM
2Z
Personal Protective Equipment
Gas tight chemical resistant suit.