Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General information: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
After inhalation: Upon inhalation of aerosol/vapour/dust: Take the patient into the fresh air; if there is difficulty in breathing, medical advice is required.
After contact with skin: Remove all contaminated clothing immediately. Wash skin immediately with plenty of water. Consult a doctor.
After contact with eyes: Contamination of the eyes must be treated by thorough irrigation with water, with the eyelids held open. A doctor (or eye specialist) should be consulted immediately.
After ingestion: Rinse mouth out immediately. In case of swallowing drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Consult a doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: water mist, foam, dry powder, CO2
Special protective equipment for firefighting: Firemen have to wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: Fire residues and contaminated firefighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Use the necessary personal protection equipment during any work.
Environmental precautions: Do not empty into drains or waters.
Methods for cleaning up/taking up: Take up with absorbent material and fill into a closable container.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling: Close container immediately after use, avoid excessive heat.
Do not allow to dry out.
Store and handle under nitrogen.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: No special measures against fire or explosion required.
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Store sealed in original container in a cool place.
Keep under inert gas.
Storage class: 8A Corrosive substances, combustible

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2801 Dye, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C9
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2801 Dye, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C9
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2801 Dye, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
Proper shipping name and description:
Dyes, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s. or Dye intermediates, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
Dipotassium 1H,1H'-(2,2')biindolylidene-3,3'-diolate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2801 Dye, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
Proper shipping name and description:
Dyes, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s. or Dye intermediates, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
Dipotassium 1H,1H'-(2,2')biindolylidene-3,3'-diolate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks
Corrosive, keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis
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Exposure controls / personal protection

General protective measures: Do not breathe vapour/spray. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Hygiene measures: Keep away from food and drink stuffs.
Do not eat, drink or smoke at work.
Wash hands before breaks and at end of work and use skin-protecting ointment.
Respiratory protection : Breathing apparatus in the event of aerosol or mist formation.
Hand protection : Wear suitable gloves e.g. of PVC or nitrile rubber. In the event of contamination, change protective gloves immediately. Avoid skin
contact with the wetted surfaces of the protective gloves.
Eye protection : Wear eye/face protection.
Body protection : Wear protective clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Thermal decomposition > 165 °C
No thermal decomposition when stored and handled correctly.
Hazardous reactions: No hazardous reaction when used as directed. Corrosive to metals. aluminum zinc
Hazardous decomposition products: potassium hydroxide
For avoidable conditions: Protect from air and light.
For avoidable materials: Keep away from acids and oxidizing agents.

Disposal considerations

Product: If utilisation or recycling of the product is not possible, it should be disposed of according to the local regulations and laws, e.g. by incineration in a suitable plant.
European Waste Catalogue (EWC) code: 040216 Dyestuffs and pigments containing dangerous substances
Uncleaned packaging: Soiled, empty containers are to be treated in the same way as the contents.