First Aid Instruction and Safety Directions (FAISD) Handbook

Standard Statements

Page last updated: May 2016

First Aid Instructions

Standard Statements
CodeFirst Aid Instruction
a.If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126, New Zealand 0800 764 766.
c.If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water.
d.Avoid giving milk or oils.
e.Avoid giving alcohol.
f.If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly.
g.Remove from contaminated area. Apply artificial respiration if not breathing.
i.If poisoning occurs get to a doctor or hospital quickly.
j.(Cresols, Xylenols or Phenols 25 per cent or less) - If spilt on skin, remove any contaminated clothing, wash skin thoroughly with soap and water, then methylated spirit. (Cresols, Xylenols or Phenols above 25 per cent) - If spilt on skin, remove any contaminated clothing, swab skin repeatedly with glycerine (glycerol), PEG (polyethylene glycol) or PEG - methylated spirit mixture or if necessary methylated spirit alone.
k.Remove from contaminated area. Give oxygen and if necessary, artificial respiration. If giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation wash out patient’s mouth and lips - do not inhale patient’s expired air. Remove contaminated clothing and wash contaminated skin thoroughly. Get to a hospital or doctor quickly.
l.Give activated charcoal and keep patient quiet, in a dark place if possible.
m.If swallowed, splashed on skin or in eyes, or inhaled, contact a Poisons Information Centre (Phone eg Australia 131126; New Zealand 0800 764 766) or a doctor at once. Remove any contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly. If swallowed, activated charcoal may be advised. Give atropine if instructed.
n.If in eyes wash out immediately with water.
o.If sprayed on skin, wash thoroughly. If sprayed in mouth, rinse mouth with water.
p.Vitamin K1 [Phytomenadione] is antidotal.
r.Blood transfusion may be indicated.
s.If in eyes, hold eyes open, flood with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor.
t.Immediately apply calcium gluconate gel to affected skin.
w.Give plenty of water.
y.Do not give direct mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if swallowed. To protect rescuer, use air-viva, oxy-viva or one-way mask. Resuscitate in a well-ventilated area.
z.No first aid directions are recommended for labelling purposes.

Warning Statements

Standard Statements
CodeWarning Statement
01Highly corrosive
03Corrosive liquid
04Strongly alkaline
06May cause cancer
07WARNING - Causes birth defects
08WARNING - May be fatal to children
09Can be fatal to children if sucked or swallowed
10May produce severe burns
11WARNING - Vapour may be harmful
12Vapour is harmful to health on prolonged exposure
13May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin
14Dust will irritate and burn eyes, nose and skin
15Liquid will cause burns
16Forms dangerous gas near radiators or naked flames
17Contact with eyes even for short periods can cause blindness
18Product will irritate the eyes, nose, throat and skin
19WARNING - Skin contact may be dangerous. Take every precaution to avoid contact - wash off after spillage and after use
20May give off dangerous gas if mixed with other products
21Highly reactive oxidising chlorine compound
22May cause fire or explosion
23For external washing only. Rinse skin thoroughly after use
24(Powder) (and) (concentrated solutions) are dangerous if swallowed
25WARNING - May be dangerous, particularly to children, if you use large amounts on the skin, clothes or bedding or on large areas of the body, especially if you keep using it for a long time
26WARNING - Contains (name of substance) which causes birth defects in laboratory animals. Women of child bearing age should avoid contact with (name of substance)
27WARNING - This product contains (name of substance) which causes birth defects in certain laboratory animals. Women of child bearing age are advised not to mix, load or spray this product. They should keep out of crops being sprayed
28WARNING - This product forms cyhexatin which causes birth defects in certain laboratory animals. Women of child bearing age are advised not to mix, load or spray this product. They should keep out of crops being sprayed
29WARNING - Do not mix with other medication except on veterinarian’s advice
30Irritant to skin, eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract
31Breathing vapour or spray mist is harmful and may cause an asthma-like reaction
32Not to be applied to infants under 12 months of age unless on doctor’s advice
33Highly reactive oxidising bromine and chlorine compound
34May cause allergy
35Do not mix with detergents or other chemicals
36Do not use if pregnant
37Do not become pregnant during use or within (Insert number of months as per approved product information) month(s) of stopping treatment
38WARNING - May cause birth defects
39Attacks skin and eyes
40Will irritate eyes
41While this product is well tolerated by [insert target species], there is a risk of severe injury to humans associated with accidental self-injection. Care should be taken to avoid needle-stick injury when injecting this product.
42Caution: Accidental self-injection may affect fertility in both men and women and pregnancy. Not to be used by women of child bearing age. Care should be taken to avoid accidental self-injection and needle-stick injury when administering this product. In the event of accidental self-injection, seek medical advice immediately.
43Should not be used in areas accessible to children
44Do not use on the bedding or clothing of infants or in the bedrooms of young children 3 years of age or less
45Not for therapeutic use
46Avoid bare skin contact with treated surfaces for 7 days
47Do not apply to food producing plants

General Safety Precautions

Standard Statements
CodeGeneral Safety Precaution
101Avoid contact with eyes
102Attacks eyes – protect eyes when using
103Wear eye protection when mixing or using
104Avoid contact with skin
105Wear protective gloves when mixing or using
106Wash hands after use
107Wash hands thoroughly after use
108Avoid breathing dust (or) vapour (or) spray mist
109Use only in well ventilated area
110Ensure adequate ventilation when using
111No smoking
112Do not allow product to come into contact with other chemicals, especially acids
113Do not allow product to come into contact with combustible materials such as paper, fabric, sawdust or kerosene
114Do not allow to get damp
115Store under cover in a dry, clean, cool, well ventilated place away from sunlight
116Store and transport in an upright container
117Do not mix with other chemicals
118Do not mix with different types of chlorinating chemicals
119Use clean containers for dispensing
120Mix with water only
121Do not add water to product - add product to water, but in case of fire drench with water
122In case of spillage flush with large quantities of water
123Keep away from heat, sparks and naked flames
124Avoid contact of the crystals or strong solutions with the eyes, mouth, nose and other mucous membranes
125Avoid contact with food
126Avoid contact with clothing
127Wear a positive-pressure air-supplied full-face respirator whilst spraying and until spray mist has been effectively dispersed
128Do not mix with hot water
129If used frequently obtain a supply of calcium gluconate gel
130Do not use on broken skin
131Do not use under occlusive dressing
132May cause fire if it comes into contact with other chemicals, paper or other flammable materials