Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Contact with skin:
- Immediately take off all contaminated clothing.
- Areas of the body that have - or are only even suspected of having - come into contact with the product must be rinsed immediately with plenty of running water and possibly with soap.

Contact with eyes:
- Wash immediately and thoroughly with running water, keeping eyelids raised, for at least 10 minutes. Following this, protect the eyes with sterile gauze or a clean, dry, handkerchief.
- Obtain a medical examination.

Swallowing:
- Do not under any circumstances induce vomiting. Obtain a medical examination immediately.
- A suspension of activated charcoal in water, or liquid paraffin may be administered.

Inhalation:
- Ventilate the premises. The patient is to be removed immediately from the contaminated premises to rest in a well ventilated area. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishers:
- Water, CO2, Foam, Chemical powders, according to the materials involved in the fire.

Extinguishers not to be used: None in particular.

Risks arising from combustion:
- Avoid inhaling the fumes.

Protective equipment:
- Use protection for the respiratory tract.

Accidental release measures

Measures for personal safety:
- Use gloves and protective clothing.

Environmental measures:
- Limit leakages with earth or sand.
- If the product has escaped into a water course, into the drainage system, or has contaminated the ground or vegetation, notify the competent authorities.

Cleaning methods:
- If the product is in a liquid form, stop it from entering the drainage system.
- Recover the product for re-use if possible, or for elimination. The product might, where appropriate, be absorbed by inert material.
- After the product has been recovered, rinse the area and materials involved with water.

Handling and storage

Handling precautions:
- Avoid contact and inhalation of the vapours.
- Do not eat or drink while working.

Incompatible materials:
- Keep away from oxidising agents.
- Keep away from acids.

Storage conditions:
- Keep this product in a dry place.

Instructions as regards storage premises:
- Adequately ventilated premises.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2693
Proper shipping name and description:
Bisulfites, aqueous solutions, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
magnesium bisulfite solution
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8 (corrosive)
Remarks:
ADR-HI number: 80

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2693
Proper shipping name and description:
Bisulfites, aqueous solutions, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
magnesium bisulfite solution
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8 (corrosive)
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2693
Proper shipping name and description:
Bisulfites, aqueous solutions, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
magnesium bisulfite solution
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A , S-B
Labels:
8 (corrosive)
Remarks
IMDG-Storage category: A
IMDG-Storage notes: Clear of living quarters.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2693
Proper shipping name and description:
Bisulfites, aqueous solutions, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
magnesium bisulfite solution
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8 (corrosive)
Remarks
IATA-Passenger Aircraft: 818
IATA-Cargo Aircraft: 820
IATA-ERG: 8L
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Precautionary measures:
- Give adequate ventilation to the premises where the product is stored and/or handled.

Respiratory protection:
- Use respiratory protection where ventilation is insufficient or exposure is prolonged, e.g. CEN/FFP-2(S) or CEN/FFP-3(S).

Protection for hands:
- Use protective gloves that provides comprehensive protection, e.g. P.V.C., neoprene or rubber.

Eye protection:
- Use close fitting safety goggles and/or visor conforming to BS 2092 GRADE 1.

Protection for skin:
- Use clothing that provides comprehensive protection to the skin, e.g. cotton, rubber, PVC or viton.

Exposure limit(s) (ACGIH): magnesium bisulphite solution
- TLV TWA: 2 ppm (SO2)

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Stable under normal conditions.

Substances to avoid:
- acids
- oxidants

Hazardous decomposition products: toxic gases

Disposal considerations

Recover if possible. In so doing, comply with the local and national regulations currently in force.