Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General information
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes immediately, and launder thoroughly before reusing. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately. If the patient is likely to become unconscious, place and transport in stable sideways position.

After inhalation
Remove affected person from the immediate area. Ensure supply of fresh air. Irregular breathing/no breathing: artificial respiration. Call a doctor immediately.

After skin contact
When in contact with the skin, clean with soap and water.

After eye contact
Separate eyelids, wash the eyes thoroughly with water (15 min.). Seek medical assistance.

After ingestion
Call in a physician immediately and show him the Safety Data Sheet. Rinse out mouth and give plenty of water to drink. Administer vitamin C as antidote and cause immediate vomiting. Toxic effect is superior to acid effect.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Product itself is non-combustible; adapt fire extinguishing measures to surrounding areas.

Unsuitable extinguishing media
Water

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
In case of combustion evolution of dangerous gases possible.

Advice for firefighters
Use self-contained breathing apparatus. The product is highly hygroscopic. Fire residues and contaminated firefighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations. Wear protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

For non-emergency personnel
Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8. Remove persons to safety. Avoid dust formation. Use breathing apparatus if exposed to vapours/dust/aerosol.

For emergency responders
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Take up mechanically. Send in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling
Provide good ventilation at the work area (local exhaust ventilation, if necessary). Avoid the formation and deposition of dust. If workplace exposure limits are exceeded, respiratory protection approved for this particular job must be worn.

General protective and hygiene measures
Do not eat, drink or smoke during work time. Keep away from foodstuffs and beverages. Wash hands before breaks and after work. Do not inhale dust. Store work clothing separately. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Provide eye wash fountain in work area. Have emergency shower available.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Avoid formation of dust. Keep away from sources of heat and ignition.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Technical measures and storage conditions
Keep container tightly closed and dry in a cool, well-ventilated place. Protect from atmospheric moisture and water. Product is hygroscopic.

Requirements for storage rooms and vessels
Store product in closed containers. Keep only in the original container.

Advice on storage assembly
Do not store together with foodstuffs. Keep away from water. Do not store together with: Metals which are attacked by an alkaline medium. Oxidizing agents

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2630
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES
Chemical name:
sodium selenate
Language:
English
Labels:
6.1 + Symbol "fish and tree"
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
2630
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES
Chemical name:
sodium selenate
Language:
English
Labels:
6.1 + Symbol "fish and tree"
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2630
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES
Chemical name:
sodium selenate
Labels:
6.1 + Symbol "fish and tree"
Marine pollutant
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2630
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENATES
Chemical name:
sodium selenate
Labels:
6.1
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection
If workplace exposure limits are exceeded, a respiration protection approved for this particular job must be worn. Short term: filter apparatus, Filter P3

Eye / face protection
Tightly fitting safety glasses (EN 166).

Hand protection
Sufficient protection is given wearing suitable protective gloves checked according to i.e. EN 374, in the event of risk of skin contact with the product . Check in any case suitability of protective glove for the specific workplace conditions (e.g. mechanical resistance, product compatibility, antistatic properties). Adhere to the manufacturer’s instructions and information relating to the use, storage, care and replacement of protective gloves.
Appropriate Material Neoprene category III, EN 374 AKL, EN388:2003 3121

Other
Acid-resistant protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
No data available.

Chemical stability
No data available.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available.

Conditions to avoid
The product is highly hygroscopic. Aqueous solutions react alkaline.

Incompatible materials
Metals which are attacked by an alkaline medium. Oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products
At strong heating, decomposition under selenium dioxide formation may occur.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product
Allocation of a waste code number, according to the European Waste Catalogue, should be carried out in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.

Packaging
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and after appropriate cleansing may be taken for reuse. Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.