Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
Wear respiratory protection. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store in cool place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2657
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Chemical name:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
Not applicable
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Special Provisions:
Not applicable
Remarks:
Not applicable

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2657
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Chemical name:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
Not applicable
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Remarks
Not applicable

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2657
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Chemical name:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-A
Labels:
6.1
Remarks
Not applicable

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2657
Proper shipping name and description:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Chemical name:
SELENIUM DISULPHIDE
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Remarks
Not applicable

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not applicable

Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face particle respirator type N99 (US) or type P2 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Hand protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Eye protection
Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin and body protection
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Hygiene measures
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Conditions to avoid
no data available

Materials to avoid
Organic materials, Strong acids, Ammonia

Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Sulphur oxides, Selenium/selenium oxides

Disposal considerations

Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.