Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

If inhaled: Remove to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
In case of skin contact: Wash off with soap and water. If skin irritation occurs, seek medical advice/attention.
In case of eye contact: In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
If swallowed: Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media: Special powder against metal fire, Sand, Dry sodium chloride
Unsuitable extinguishing media: Water, Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Specific hazards during firefighting: hydrogen chloride

Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment for firefighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Effective exhaust ventilation system. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid dust accumulation in enclosed space.
Environmental precautions: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up: Use mechanical handling equipment. Do not flush with water. Avoid dust formation. Pick up and transfer to properly labelled containers.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling: Avoid dust formation. Do not breathe dust. Do not breathe vapours, aerosols. Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
Avoid exceeding the given occupational exposure imits
Hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep working clothes separately.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements for storage areas and containers: Store in accordance with the particular national regulations.
Further information on storageconditions: Store in tightly closed containers in a dry place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3260
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
(TUNGSTEN HEXACHLORIDE)
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks:
Hazard Identification Number : 80

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3260
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3260
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
(TUNGSTEN HEXACHLORIDE)
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 3260
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s.
(tungsten hexachloride)
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
Class 8 - Corrosive
Remarks
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft): 863
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft): 863
Packing instruction (LQ): Y844
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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures: Dust must be extracted directly at the point of origin.
2. Organisational protection measures: -
3. Hand protection: Material : Chemical resistant gloves made of butyl rubber or nitrile rubber category III according to EN 374. Remarks : Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact). Gloves should be discarded and replaced if there is any indication of degradation or chemical breakthrough.
4. Feet protection: -
5. Body protection: Protective suit
6. Eye protection: Safety glasses
7. Respiratory protection: Recommended Filter type: ABEK-P3-filter

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: No hazards to be specially mentioned.
Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.
Hazardous reactions : None known.
Conditions to avoid : Protect from moisture.
Materials to avoid : Reacts violently with water.
Hazardous decomposition products: Gaseous hydrogen chloride (HCl).

Disposal considerations

In accordance with local and national regulations.
According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific. Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.