Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. Consult a doctor.
In case of skin contact: Immediately flush with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital.
In case of eye contact: Flush eyes with plenty water. Seek medical attention.
If swallowed: Induce vomiting with saline solution for conscious and alert victims. Take victim immediately to hospital.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: carbon dioxide, dry powder or foam.
Special hazards: Barium oxides, selenium/selenium oxides
Advice for firefighters: Wear full protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do not allow fire-fighting water to enter the environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions: Evacuate all personnel immediately and ventilate area. Avoid breathing dust or vapours.
Environmental Precautions: Prevent further leakage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains or environment. Notify authorities if product enters sewers or public water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean-up: Sweep or vacuum spilled materials, avoid breathing dust. Dispose of as hazardous waste. Ventilate and wash spill site with plenty of water whilst preventing run off from entering drains. Personnel must wear full protective equipment including breathing apparatus for clean-up.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust.
Conditions for safe storage: Store in a cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry well-ventilated area. Barium selenate can be reduced to red elemental selenium in the presence of reducing agents and should not be allowed in contact with organic materials or dust particles. Do not store with acids. Do no expose to extreme heat.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN2630
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES (Barium Selenate)
Chemical name:
Barium Selenate
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
1
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN2630
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES (Barium Selenate)
Chemical name:
Barium Selenate
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
1
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN2630
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES (Barium Selenate)
Chemical name:
Barium Selenate
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
1
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN2630
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES (Barium Selenate)
Chemical name:
Barium Selenate
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
1
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Technical protection measures: Discharge to the environment must be prevented. Do not let substance enter drains.
Skin protection: Wear impervious protective clothing including boots and gloves to prevent skin contact.
Eye/face protection: Face shield and safety glasses. Maintain eye wash facilities in work area.
Respiratory protection: Wear appropriate NIOSH/ CEN, or MSHA approved respirator.

Stability and reactivity

Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatible with strong oxidising/reducing agents, metals, acids.

Disposal considerations

Non-recyclable materials should be disposed of via a licensed waste disposal company in accordance with local laws and regulations. The material should be mixed with a combustible solvent and burnt in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.