Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
(2)Proper Shipping Name
PHOSPHORUS PENTASULPHIDE free from yellow or white phosphorus
(3)Class or division
(4)Subsidiary risks
(5)Packing group
(6)Special provisions
(7a)Limited quantities
500 g
(7b)Excepted quantities
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
PP31 PP40
(10)IBC Instructions
(11)IBC Provisions
(13)Tank instructions
(14)Tank provisions
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: D
Keep as dry as reasonably practicable.
In addition: from goods of classes 2.1 and 3 when stowed on deck of a containership a minimum distance of two container spaces athwartship shall be maintained, when stowed on ro-ro ships a distance of 6 m athwartship shall be maintained.
Properties and Observations

Yellow solid. Ignites readily by friction. Develops heat in contact with moist air, evolving toxic and flammable gases. Forms explosive mixtures with oxidizing substances. Harmful if swallowed or by dust inhalation.

Package labels and marks
4.3 4.1
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.