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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General Information:
Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
Inhalation: Leave dusty area. Breathing assistance or oxygen if necessary. Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Skin: Wash with soap and water.
Eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. See an ophthalmologist.
Ingestion: Give two glasses of water. Induce vomiting if conscious. Call a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media: Not flammable. Use media suitable for surrounding fire.
Extinguishing Media Not to Be Used: None.
Special Exposure Hazards: Avoid creating dust.
Special Protective Equipment for Fire Fighters: Full protective equipment including positive pressure- breathing apparatus. (See DOT Guide 151.)



Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions: Skin, eye, and respiratory protection.
Environmental Precautions: Avoid release to the environment.
Cleaning Methods: Vacuum preferred – or sweeping. Addition of sand or sweeping compound is advisable.
Additional Information: Avoid decontamination procedures which create airborne dusting. Use ventilation if necessary to control dusting.



Handling and storage

Handling: Vacuum dust at point of formation. Provide proper protective gear for handling dusty materials. Personnel should clean up after handling. Avoid areas where dust is present.
Storage: Keep dry and in closed containers.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 2862
Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name: Vanadium Pentoxide
Proper Shipping Description: UN 2862, Vanadium Pentoxide, 6.1, III.
Chemical name:
Vanadium Pentoxide
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
T5
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Toxic labels are used for non-bulk packaging. For bulk packaging, the identification number 2862 is required on an orange panel or placard with toxic labels as required.
6.1 (toxic substance)
Remarks:
Placarding: Placards with ID #2862 are required on all bulk packaging shipments and non-bulk packaging shipments in which the aggregate weight is 454 kg (1001lbs.) or more. Toxic placards for all shipments.

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 2862
Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name: Vanadium Pentoxide
Proper Shipping Description: UN 2862, Vanadium Pentoxide, 6.1, III.
Chemical name:
divanadium pentaoxide
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
T5
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Toxic labels are used for non-bulk packaging. For bulk packaging, the identification number 2862 is required on an orange panel or placard with toxic labels as required.
6.1 (toxic substance)
Remarks
Placarding: Placards with ID #2862 are required on all bulk packaging shipments and non-bulk packaging shipments in which the aggregate weight is 454 kg (1001lbs.) or more. Toxic placards for all shipments.

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 2862
Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name: Vanadium Pentoxide
Proper Shipping Description: UN 2862, Vanadium Pentoxide, 6.1, III.
Chemical name:
Vanadium Pentoxide
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Toxic labels are used for non-bulk packaging. For bulk packaging, the identification number 2862 is required on an orange panel or placard with toxic labels as required.
6.1 (toxic substance)
Remarks
Placarding: Placards with ID #2862 are required on all bulk packaging shipments and non-bulk packaging shipments in which the aggregate weight is 454 kg (1001lbs.) or more. Toxic placards for all shipments.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 2862
Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name: Vanadium Pentoxide
Proper Shipping Description: UN 2862, Vanadium Pentoxide, 6.1, III.
Chemical name:
Vanadium Pentoxide
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Toxic labels are used for non-bulk packaging. For bulk packaging, the identification number 2862 is required on an orange panel or placard with toxic labels as required.
6.1 (toxic substance)
Remarks
Placarding: Placards with ID #2862 are required on all bulk packaging shipments and non-bulk packaging shipments in which the aggregate weight is 454 kg (1001lbs.) or more. Toxic placards for all shipments.

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
International Transport: Regulated by U.N. TDG regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Recommendations on Equipment Designs: Proper dust collection. Minimize dust during dumping operations.
Occupational Exposure Limit: Listed in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1000, Table Z-1 (Air Contaminants):
0.05 mg/m3 for V2O5 inhalable particulate matter, measured as vanadium (ACGIH TLV TWA)
0.05 mg V/m3 for V2O5 fume (MSHA Ceiling)
0.1 mg/m3 for V2O5 fume (OSHA Table Z-1, Ceiling PEL)
0.5 mg/m3 for V2O5 dust (OSHA Table Z-1, Ceiling PEL)
0.5 mg V/m3 for V2O5 dust (MSHA TWA)

Personal Safety Equipment:
- Respiratory Protection: Use respirators approved by NIOSH/MSHA in dusty areas.
- Hand Protection: Use protective gloves and barrier creams.
- Eye Protection: Use goggles or safety glasses with side shields.
- Skin Protection: Avoid contamination of work clothing.
- Personal Hygiene: Wash or bathe with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, or smoking.






Stability and reactivity

Conditions to Avoid: Situations which cause dusting.
Incompatible Materials: Aluminium powder.
Hazardous Decomposition: None.

Disposal considerations

Product Recommendation: Listed as an acutely hazardous waste when discarded.
Empty-Container Recommendation: U.S. EPA classifies discarded product, non-RCRA empty containers and liners, or spill residue as P120 waste.