Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

If inhaled
- In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
- Call a physician immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.

In case of eye contact
- Immediate medical attention is required.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).

In case of skin contact
- Call a physician immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash off with plenty of water.
- First treatment with calcium gluconate paste.

If swallowed
- Call a physician immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
- Rinse mouth with water.
- Give to drink a 1% aqueous calcium gluconate solution.
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons
- Never use water.

Special exposure hazards in a fire
- Oxidising
- Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.
- Oxygen
- Sustains combustion
- Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
- Contact with flammables may cause fire or explosions.
- Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
- Contact with water may produce heat release and presents risks of splashing.
- Contact with water liberates hazardous gas.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Wear chemical resistant oversuit

Other information
- Cool containers / tanks with water spray.
- Keep from any possible contact with water.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Environmental precautions
- Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
- Prevent product from entering drains.

Methods for cleaning up
- oxidising substances
- Dam up.
- Do not mix waste streams during collection.
- Soak up with inert absorbent material.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".
- Never return spills in original containers for re-use.

Handling and storage

Handling
- Use only in well-ventilated areas.
- Before all operations, passivate the piping circuits and vessels according to the procedure recommended by the producer.
- Use only clean and dry utensils.
- Never return unused material to storage receptacle.
- May not get in touch with: Organic materials
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
- Keep away from heat.
- Keep away from water.

Storage
- Keep only in the original container.
- Store in a receptacle equipped with a vent.
- Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep container closed.
- Keep in a bunded area.
- Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Packaging material
- Stainless steel cleaned and passived
- Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
- Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE)

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
ID Number: UN2495
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Chemical name:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Language:
English
Labels:
5.1 - Oxidizing substances
6.1 - Toxic
8 - Corrosive
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
ID Number: UN2495
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Chemical name:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Language:
English
Labels:
5.1 - Oxidizing substances
6.1 - Toxic
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
ID Number: UN2495
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Chemical name:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Labels:
5.1 - Oxidizing substances
6.1 - Toxic
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
ID Number: UN2495
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Chemical name:
IODINE PENTAFLUORIDE
Labels:
5.1 - Oxidizing substances
6.1 - Toxic
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.

Occupational exposure controls
Respiratory protection
- In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators.
- Self-contained breathing apparatus (EN 133)
- Respirator with a vapour filter (EN 141)
- Recommended Filter type: ABEK-P2

Hand protection
- Impervious gloves
- Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).
- Suitable material: butyl-rubber

Eye protection
- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
- If splashes are likely to occur, wear:
- Tightly fitting safety goggles
- Face-shield

Skin and body protection
- Chemical resistant apron
- Flame-resistant clothing
- If splashes are likely to occur, wear: butyl rubber apron, butyl rubber boots

Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions

Possibility of hazardous reactions
- Reacts violently with water
- May be corrosive to metals
- Risk of violent reaction
- Risk of explosion

Conditions to avoid
- Heat, flames and sparks
- Exposure to moisture

Materials to avoid
- Water, Acids, Bases, Metals, Combustible material, Reducing agents, Amines, Organic materials

Hazardous decomposition products
- Hydrogen fluoride

Disposal considerations

Waste from residues / unused products
- In accordance with local and national regulations.
- Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.

Packaging treatment
- To avoid treatments, as far as possible, use dedicated containers.
- Dispose of as unused product.