Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General advice: If feeling unwell seek medical advice.
If inhaled: Move to fresh air.
In case of skin contact: Upon skin contact, wash with plenty of water and soap. Remove contaminated or saturated clothing.
In case of eye contact: Open the eyes and rinse thoroughly with plenty of water.
If swallowed: Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.
Hazardous combustion products: hydrogen sulphide, Sulphur oxides, Carbon oxides
Special protective equipment for firefighters: In the case of fire, wear respiratory protective equipment independent of surrounding air and chemical protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Wear personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation.
Environmental precautions: Product or extinguishing water with product must not be allowed to enter soil, sewers or natural bodies of water.
Methods for cleaning up: Sweep up and shovel. Avoid dust formation. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling: Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Avoid formation of air-dust mixtures and keep away from ignition sources (sparks, flames, open flame) to prevent dust explosions.
Hygiene measures: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse. Do not eat, drink or smoke while working.
Wash hands, and/or face before breaks and when workday is finished. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep container tightly sealed and store in a dry, well-ventilated place. Store in the dark.
Advice on common storage: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Incompatible with acids and bases. Do not store together with: insecticides, fungicides, food.
Recommended storage temperature: <= 25 °C

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
alpha-Lipoic acid
Chemical name:
5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)valeric acid
Language:
English
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
alpha-Lipoic acid (ALIPURE(R))
Chemical name:
5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)valeric acid
Language:
English
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
alpha-Lipoic acid (Alipure (R))
Chemical name:
5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)valeric acid
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
alpha-Lipoic acid (ALIPURE (R))
Chemical name:
5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)valeric acid
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Eye protection: Safety glasses
Hand protection Material: Nitrile rubber, Recommendation: Dermatril 740
Break through time: 480 min
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Directive: DIN EN 374
Material: Nitrile rubber, Recommendation: Camatril 730
Break through time: 480 min
Glove thickness: 0,4 mm
Directive: DIN EN 374

Skin and body protection: Long sleeved clothing
Respiratory protection: not required under normal use Wear dust mask in the presence of dust.
Dust protection mask in accordance with EN 149 FFP2

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability: No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.
Hazardous reactions: No hazardous reactions are known if properly handled and stored.
Conditions to avoid: To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
Protect from the action of light.
Avoid dust formation.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Materials to avoid: Oxidizing agents, Strong bases.

Hazardous decomposition products:
Under fire conditions: hydrogen sulphide, Sulphur oxides, Carbon oxides

Disposal considerations

Product: Must be brought to an adequate waste treatment facility, in conformity with applicable waste disposal regulations.
Contaminated packaging: Packaging, that can not be reused after cleaning must be disposed or recycled in accordance with all federal, national and local
regulations.