143 Oxidizers
(Unstable)

POTENTIAL HAZARDS

FIRE OR EXPLOSION

HEALTH

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

EVACUATION

Spill

  • See the Table of Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for highlighted substances. For non-highlighted substances, increase, in the downwind direction, as necessary, the isolation distance shown under "PUBLIC SAFETY".

Fire

  • If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.

 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

FIRE

Small Fires

  • Use water. Do not use dry chemicals or foams. CO2 or Halon may provide limited control.

Large Fires

  • Flood fire area with water from a distance.
  • Do not move cargo or vehicle if cargo has been exposed to heat.
  • Move containers from fire area if you can do it without risk.
  • Do not get water inside containers: a violent reaction may occur.
  • Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
  • Dike fire-control water for later disposal.
  • ALWAYS stay away from tanks engulfed in fire.
  • For massive fire, use unmanned hose holders or monitor nozzles; if this is impossible, withdraw from area and let fire burn.

SPILL OR LEAK

Small Spills

  • Flush area with flooding quantities of water.

Large Spills

  • DO NOT CLEAN-UP OR DISPOSE OF, EXCEPT UNDER SUPERVISION OF A SPECIALIST.

FIRST AID