Self-heating substance, solid, corrosive, n.o.s.

Formula
Not applicable
Description
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
3126
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Use fully encapsulating, vapor protective clothing should be worn for spills and leaks with no fire. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and prevent contact unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with water, sand or earth. Shovel into metal container and keep material under water.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Water spray, wet sand or wet earth. Large Fires: Water spray or fog.
Fire potential
Extremely flammable; will ignite itself if exposed to air.
Hazards
May re-ignite after fire is extinguished. Fire hazare if allowed to dry.
Combustion products
Burns rapidly, releasing dense, white, irritating fumes.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Inhalation or ingestion of decomposition products may cause severe injury or death.
   Skin
Some effects may be experienced due to skin absorption. See inhalation.
   Eyes
Contact with substance may cause severe burns . See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Treat ingestions of greater than 40 milligrams per kilogram with decontamination of the stomach if within 4 hours of ingestion. Administer charcoal as a slurry.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Keep exposed skin areas immersed in water or covered with wet bandages until medical attention is received. Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes at the site and place in metal container filled with water.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
UN number
3126
Response guide
Hazard class
4.2
Packing Group
II; III