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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Generall information: First-aid workers have to protect themselves.

Inhalation:
If inhaled, remove to fresh air.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Skin contact:
In case of skin contact, wash affected areas with soap and water.
Get medical attention if irritation develops.

Eye contact:
In case of contact, flush eyes with plenty of water and get medical attention.

Ingestion:
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.
Get medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
- Suitable extinguishing media: Special powder against metal fire, dry sand, dry sodium chloride
- Unsuitable extinguishing media: water, carbon dioxide (CO2)

Specific hazards during firefighting:
- Hydrogen chloride

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information: none known.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Effective exhaust ventilation system.
Avoid breating in dust.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing
Wear personal protective equipment.
Avoid formation of dust.
Avoid the build-up of dust in closed rooms.

Environmental precautions:
Collect wash water for approved disposal.
Keep from entering surface water or sewer system.

Methods for cleaning up:
Use mechanical handling equipment.
Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents.
Avoid dust formation.
Fill into labelled, sealable containers.
Comply with TRGS 200/201.

Handling and storage

Safe handling advice:
Avoid dust formation. Do not breath in dust/vapour/aerosol. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Provide adequate ventilation and/or exhaust ventilation at workplace.
Ensure that the occupational exposure limit value/s (OEL) and/or other limit values are complied with.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: no specific precautions.

Hygiene measures: The usual precautions when handling chemicals should be taken. Store work clothes separately.

Dust explosion: no data available

Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers: Store in compliance with specific national legal requirements.
Further information concerning storage conditions: keep container closed when not in use. Store in a dry place.
Note on combined storage: comply with the restrictions of combined storage according to TRGS 501.
notes of VCI (German Chemical industry Association) on combined storage.
Storage category 8B: non-combustible, corrosive hazardous substances


Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3260
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (TANTALUM PENTACHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
Tantalum pentachloride
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks:
Danger Number 80
Tunnel code: E

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3260
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (TANTALUM PENTACHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
Tantalum pentachloride
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C2
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks
Danger Number 80

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3260
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (TANTALUM PENTACHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
Tantalum pentachloride
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3260
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s. (tantalum pentachloride)
Chemical name:
Tantalum pentachloride
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
Remarks
Packaging instructions
- Cargo aircraft: 863
- Passanger aircraft: 859
- LQ: Y844
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Hand protection: Glove material: Butyl-rubber or Nitrile rubber, category 3 according to EN 374.
Pay attention to the indications of the gloves producers on penetration and breakthrough time s well as the special conditions on the job (mechanical load, contact duration). After contamination change gloves immediatley and and dispose of properly.
Body Protection: Protective suit.
Respiratory protection: respiratory equipment with filter EN 14387 ABEK-P2 or P3

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: Risk of severe reaction
Chemical stability: Decomposes when wet
Hazardous reactions: Reacts violently with water
Conditions to avoid: Protect from humidity.
Materials to avoid: Water.
Hazardous decomposition products: Gaseous hydrogen chloride (HCl).

Disposal considerations

Disposal should be carried out in accordance with the local, regional or national regulations.
No waste code according to the European Waste Catalogue can be assigned for this product, as the intended use dictates the assignment.