Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

First-aid measures general: In all cases of doubt, or when symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

First-aid measures after inhalation: Move the affected person away from the contaminated area and into the fresh air. Keep victim warm and rested. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a doctor

First-aid measures after skin contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing or footwear. Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Be careful, the product may remain trapped under clothing, footwear or a wrist-watch. If skin burns appear, call a doctor immediately.

First-aid measures after eye contact: Rinse immediately and thoroughly, pulling the eyelids well away from the eye. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Consult an eye specialist immediately, even if there are no immediate symptoms.

First-aid measures after ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give nothing to eat or drink. Rinse mouth out with water. Give activated charcoal. Call a physician immediately. On ingestion in large quantities: Transfer to hospital rapidly.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media: Water.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous decomposition products in case of fire: hydrogenchloride. Chlorine. Vanadium oxides

Advice for firefighters
Firefighting instructions: Contain the extinguishing fluids by bunding
Protection during firefighting: Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment: Self-contained breathing apparatus. Complete protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
For non-emergency personnel. Emergency procedures: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe vapours. In case of important spillage: Only qualified personnel equipped with suitable protective equipment may intervene.
For emergency responders. Protective equipment: do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment.

Environmental precautions: Contain the spilled material by bunding (product is hazardous for the environment). Do not discharge into drains or rivers. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For containment: Recover mechanically the product. Avoid raising powdered materials into airborne dust.
Methods for cleaning up: Wash contaminated area with large amounts of water. Clean preferably with a detergent - Avoid the use of solvents. Dispose of contaminated materials in accordance with current regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling: Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Avoid any direct contact with the product. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact of substance with water. Never open the packages under pressure. Access forbidden to unauthorized personnel. Smoking is forbidden.
Hygiene measures: Do not drink, eat or smoke in the workplace. Always wash hands after handling the product. If on skin, take off contaminated clothing.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in dry, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.
Incompatible materials: Water.
Special rules on packaging: Store always product in container of same material as original container.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2475
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2475 VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE, 8, III, (E), ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
Special Provisions:
B3

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2475
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2475 VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE, 8, III, (E), ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2475
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2475 VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE, 8, III, MARINE POLLUTANT/ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TRICHLORIDE
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A (Fire)
S-B -spillage)
Labels:
8
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2475
Proper shipping name and description:
Vanadium trichloride
Chemical name:
Vanadium trichloride
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Appropriate engineering controls: Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Extraction to remove vapours at their source. Safety shower. Eye fountain.

Hand protection: Chemical resistant gloves (according to European standard NF EN 374 or equivalent). Breakthrough time: refer to the recommendations of the supplier

Eye protection: Safety glasses with side shields according to standard NF EN166. In case of increased risk: Face shield.

Skin and body protection: Chemically protective clothing (type 5) according to standard NF EN3982-1. Boots

Respiratory protection: In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment: Filtering Half-face mask (DIN EN 149). Breathing apparatus with filter: FFP1 / FFP3. Breathing apparatus with filter: E3 (NF EN14387)

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: To our knowledge, the product does not present any particular risk, under normal conditions of use.

Chemical stability: Stable at ambient temperature and under normal conditions of use.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: No additional information available

Conditions to avoid: Moisture. Air contact.

Incompatible materials: Water. Strong oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods: Dispose of in accordance with relevant local regulations. Incinerate at a licensed installation.