Registration Dossier

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First-aid measures

First-aid measures general: In all cases of doubt, or when symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

First-aid measures after inhalation: Move the affected person away from the contaminated area and into the fresh air. Keep victim warm and rested. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

First-aid measures after skin contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing or footwear. Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Be careful, the product may remain trapped under clothing, footwear or a wrist-watch. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

First-aid measures after eye contact: Rinse immediately and thoroughly, pulling the eyelids well away from the eye. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Consult an eye specialist immediately, even if there are no immediate symptoms.

First-aid measures after ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give nothing to eat or drink. Rinse mouth out with water. Give activated charcoal. Call a physician immediately. On ingestion in large quantities: Transfer to hospital rapidly.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media: Water.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous decomposition products in case of fire: hydrogenchloride. Chlorine. Vanadium oxides.

Advice for firefighters
Firefighting instructions: Contain the extinguishing fluids by bunding
Protection during firefighting: Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment: Self-contained breathing apparatus. Complete protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
For non-emergency personnel. Emergency procedures: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe vapours. In case of important spillage: Only qualified personnel equipped with suitable protective equipment may intervene.
For emergency responders. Protective equipment: do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment.

Environmental precautions: Contain the spilled material by bunding (product is hazardous for the environment). Do not discharge into drains or rivers. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For containment: Liquid spill: take up in sand, earth, vermiculite.
Methods for cleaning up: Wash contaminated area with large amounts of water. Clean preferably with a detergent - Avoid the use of solvents. Dispose of contaminated materials in accordance with current regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling: Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Vapour extraction at source. Avoid any direct contact with the product. Do not breathe vapours. Avoid contact of substance with water. Never open the packages under pressure. Access forbidden to unauthorized personnel. Smoking is forbidden. Closed system, if it is technically possible.
Hygiene measures: Do not drink, eat or smoke in the workplace. Always wash hands after handling the product. If on skin, take off contaminated clothing.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
conditions: Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in dry, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.
Incompatible materials: Water.
Special rules on packaging: Store always product in container of same material as original container.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2444
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2444 VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE, 8, I, (E), ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
C1
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8
Special Provisions:
S20

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2444
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2444 VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE, 8, I, (E), ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
C1
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2444
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2444 VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE, 8, I, MARINE POLLUTANT/ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
F-A (fire)
S-B (spillage)
Labels:
8
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2444
Proper shipping name and description:
VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE
Chemical name:
VANADIUM TETRACHLORIDE
Class:
8
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations