Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Following inhalation:
- Move to fresh air.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
- Call a physician immediately

Following skin contact:
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
- Keep warm and in a quiet place.
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Following eye contact:
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).
- Take victim immediately to hospital.

Following ingestion:
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
- None.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
- No special exposure hazards in a fire: not combustible.

Advice for fire fighters:
- Exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health.
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Wear chemical resistant oversuit

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
- Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
- Avoid dust formation.

Advice for emergency responders:
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.
- Prevent further leakage or spillage.

Environmental precautions:
- Should not be released into the environment.
- Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
- Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Treat recovered material as described in "Disposal considerations".



Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Used in closed system
- Keep away from incompatible products
- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Conditions for safe storage:
- Store in original container.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep container closed.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.
- Keep away from incompatible products

Packaging material:
-Paper + PE coating

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3262
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
HI/UN No. 80 / 3262
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3262
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Language:
English
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8-corrosive
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3262
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A
S-B
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
Remarks
HI/UN No. 3262

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3262
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.(STRONTIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATED)
Chemical name:
Strontium hydroxide
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control measures:
- Ensure adequate ventilation. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

Individual protection measures:

Respiratory protection :
- In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators.
- Self-contained breathing apparatus (EN 133)
- Respirator with a dust filter; Recommended Filter type: P2 filter

Hand protection:
- Impervious gloves; Suitable material: PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber

Eye protection:
- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn

Skin and body protection:
- Dust impervious protective suit

Hygiene measures
- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Environmental exposure controls:
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity:
- Strontium hydroxide may react dangerously with acids.

Chemical stability:
- Strontium hydroxide is stable under normal conditions of use and storage (closed in original container and under dry conditions).

Incompatible materials:
- Acids

Hazardous decomposition products:
- None.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:
- Disposal of strontium hydroxide should be in accordance with local and national legislation.
- Neutralise with acid.
- Dissolve carefully in water
- Dispose of wastes in an approved waste disposal facility.

Packaging treatment:
- Rinse empty containers with water and use the rinse-water to prepare the working solution.
- Containers that cannot be cleaned must be treated as waste.
- Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.