Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Eye Contact: Wash immediately with plenty of water or normal saline for at least 15 minutes. Keep eyelids open with the finger. Remove the contact lenses, if present. Get medical advice if adverse symptoms will appear.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothes and shoes immediately. Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amount of water until no evidence of substance remains (15-20 minutes). Get medical advice if adverse symptoms will appear.

Ingestion: Clean mouth with water, only if the person is conscious. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical advice if adverse symptoms will appear.

Inhalation: Remove the person from the exposed area to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical advice if adverse symptoms will appear.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media: Water spray, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Dry powder, Foam.
Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapors. Combustible material.
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective gear.

Accidental release measures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with dusts/fumes/mists/vapors.
Should not be released into the environment. In case of accidental release in the environment avoid that the substance can reach drains, surface water and ground water.
Contain spillage, and then collect with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and place in a clean and dry container for disposal.

Handling and storage

The substance is used under strictly controlled conditions.
Handle away from sparkles and flames - sources of ignition.
Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Wear suitable Personal Protection Equipment.
Keep the substance away from drains, surface or ground waters.
Do note eat, drink and smoke in the working areas.
Wash hands after handling the substance.
Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.
Don’t expose to high temperatures and to to the direct light of the sun.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (L-(+)-Tartaric acid)
Chemical name:
L-(+)-Tartaric acid
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C4
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks:
Limited quantity (LQ): 1 Kg
Hazard identification number: 80
Gallery restriction code: E

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (L-(+)-Tartaric acid)
Chemical name:
L-(+)-Tartaric acid
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C4
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks
Limited quantity (LQ): 1 Kg
Hazard identification number: 80

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (L-(+)-Tartaric acid)
Chemical name:
L-(+)-Tartaric acid
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (L-(+)-Tartaric acid)
Chemical name:
L-(+)-Tartaric acid
Class:
8
Labels:
Corrosive
Remarks
ERG Code: 8L
Packing Instructions:
Passengers and cargo: (LIMITED QUANTITY) P.I .: Y844; max net amount / packing: 5 Kg;
Passengers and cargo:P.I.: 859; max net amount / packing: 15 Kg;
Only cargo: P.I.: 863; max net amount / packing: 50 Kg;
Special provisions: A803
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Exposure controls / personal protection

The substance is an intermediate, used under strictly controlled conditions.

Appropriate PPE can be adopted in compliance with technical EN guidance indication:
Eye Protection: Approved safety goggles/glasses.
Skin and Body Protection: Long sleeved clothing.
Hand Protection: Rubber/latex/neoprene or other suitable chemical resistant gloves.
Respiratory Protection: Approved full face respirator P3 or airline respirator.

Stability and reactivity

Stable under normal conditions.
Avoid Excessive heat and Strong oxidizing agents.

Disposal considerations

Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Empty containers should be taken for local recycling, recovery or waste disposal.