Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

· General information : Instantly remove any clothing soiled by the product.

· After inhalation :
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Consult doctor if symptoms
persist.
In case of unconsciousness bring patient into stable side position for transport.

· After skin contact
Instantly wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Immediate medical treatment necessary. Failure to treat burns can prevent wounds from healing.

· After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
Call a doctor immediately.

· After swallowing
Instantly call for doctor.
Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.

Fire-fighting measures

· Suitable extinguishing agents : Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.

· Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or flue gases:
Formation of toxic gases is possible during heating or in case of fire.

· Protective equipment: Put on breathing apparatus.

· Additional information : Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter drains.

Accidental release measures

· Person-related safety precautions:
Avoid causing dust.
Use breathing protection against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol.
Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.

· Measures for environmental protection: Do not allow to enter drainage system, surface or ground water.

· Measures for cleaning/collecting: Collect mechanically.

· Additional information: personal protection equipment :
- General protective and hygienic measures
Do not eat, drink or smoke while working.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and food.
Instantly remove any soiled and impregnated garments.
Store protective clothing separately.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Do not inhale dust/smoke/mist.
Be sure to clean skin thoroughly after work and before breaks.
- Breathing equipment: Not necessary if room is well-ventilated.
- Protection of hands:
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Only use chemical protective gloves with CE-labelling of category III.
- Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality
and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Nitrile rubber, NBR
- Penetration time of glove material
The exact break trough time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be
observed.
- Eye protection: Tightly sealed safety glasses.
- Body protection: Alkaline resistant protective clothing

Handling and storage

· Handling
· Information for safe handling:
Carry out filling operations only at sites with extractors available.
Enclosure or extractor facilities are required.
Use appropriate industrial vacuum cleaners or central vacuum systems for dust removal.
Open and handle container with care.
· Information about protection against explosions and fires: The product is not flammable

· Storage
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and containers: Prevent any penetration into the ground.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from foodstuffs.
Store away from flammable substances.
· Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Must be stored in a collecting room.
This product is hygroscopic.
Store in a locked cabinet or with access restricted to technical experts or their assistants.
· Storage class 6.1 B

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
2923 CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (SODIUM HYDROXIDE, Arsenic compounds)
Class:
ADR/RID-GGVS/E Class: 8 Corrosive substances.
Classification code:
Tunnel restriction code: E
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8+6.1
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (SODIUM HYDROXIDE, arsenic compounds)
Class:
IMDG/GGVSea Class: 8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A,S-B
Labels:
8+6.1
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2923
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (SODIUM HYDROXIDE, arsenic compounds)
Class:
ICAO/IATA Class: 8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
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Exposure controls / personal protection

· The substance is an intermediate to be used under Strictly Controlled conditions. Control and procedural technologies are used to minimize emissions and release resulting exposure.

Breathing equipment:
In case of of dusty material: For brief exposure or low pollution use breathing filter apparatus. In case of intensive or longer
exposure use breathing apparatus that is independent of circulating air.
· Recommended filter device for short term use: Filter P3

Personal protective equipment : See section : "Accidental release measures"

Stability and reactivity

· Thermal decomposition/conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
· Materials to be avoided: Concentrate acids
· Dangerous reactions :
Heating occurs when water is added
Strong exothermic reaction with acids
· Dangerous products of composition: Corrosive gases/vapours

Disposal considerations

· Product:
· Recommendation
Contact manufacturer for recycling information.
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
· European waste catalogue
10 04 02 dross and skimmings from primary and secondary production
· Uncleaned packagings:
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.