Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Obtain medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Remove any solid dust physically then wash the eyes with
copious amounts of water and obtain medical attention
Emergency measure - Skin: Remove any solid dust physically then wash affected area
with copious amounts of water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Dry powder, foam or carbon dioxide may be used.

Product arising from burning: Products of combustion may include metal oxide smoke.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: None reported.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Wear dust respirator or mask. Sweep up excess material,
taking care to minimise creating excess dust. The remaining
particles can be vacuumed up. Wash down with sodium
bicarbonate and water.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Take off
immediately any contaminated clothing. Do not breathe dust.
Avoid raising a dust cloud. Wear dust respirator, gloves
(PVC, Neoprene or nitrile)), disposable one-piece coated
overall with integral hood, chemical resistant safety boots.

In a confined space wear compressed air breathing apparatus
with full face-piece.

Storage: Storage area should be dry.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Catalyst preparations containing the substance are usually
shipped in sealed woven polypropylene sacks (1500 kg) with
inner polypropylene liners to limit moisture exposure. The
exterior of the sack is further protected by a
shrink-wrapped layer of polyethylene.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Special provisions / remarks
Transport code: Class 8 (packing group II), UN No 1759, corrosive solid NOS
Transport: Exposure to water should be minimised.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: In water, potassium hydroxide is formed and leached out as a
highly alkaline, potentially corrosive, solution.

Dust explosion: None reported.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The used substance is recovered from chemical reactors and
incorporated into building materials such as bricks.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance should not be discharged to a water
purification system.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - other: None.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance does not enter the public domain.

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable