Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Fire-fighting measures

Accidental release measures

A procedure governing the actions and behaviors to adopt in case of accidental release is in place.

Handling and storage

The substance dissolved in MeOH (50% w/w); is received in UN-approved metal drums. The metal drums are held in locked storage area in the warehouse. Access to the area and handling of drums is permitted only to authorized personnel.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
1992 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (methanol, colchicine)
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Flamm. Liquid & Toxic
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (methanol, colchicine)
Chemical name:
colchicine in methanol
IATA-Label: Flamm. Liquid & Toxic
Special provisions / remarks
IATA-Passenger Aircraft: Forbidden
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Exposure controls / personal protection

The substance is transferred into the reactor using vacuum in a chemical hood.
Subsequent phases of chemical transformation are carried out in closed-cycle plants. Envirometal emmision are assurated by analitycal measure.
Personal Protective Equipment used:
1. Conduction system: working clothes, footwear Accident anti-S3, goggles earpiece to EN166-1F
2. Cargo operations: gloves for chemical CE0493-cat3, sleeves Tyvek
3. Sampling: gloves for chemical CE0493-cat3, Filtering EN405 class FFA2P3.

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations

The drums are cleaned by chemical degradation using alkaline solvent.
Drums are discarded as not hazardous CER170405 special waste .
The waste solvents are driven off as special hazardous waste CER070503.