Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
1391
(2)Proper Shipping Name
ALKALI METAL DISPERSION
or
ALKALINE EARTH METAL DISPERSION
(3)Class or division
4.3
(4)Subsidiary risks
-
(5)Packing group
I
(6)Special provisions
(7a)Limited quantities
0
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
PP31
(10)IBC Instructions
-
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
-
(14)Tank provisions
-
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: D
H1
Keep as dry as reasonably practicable.
(16b)Segregation
SG26
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.
SG35
Stow "separated from" acids.
Properties and Observations

Finely divided alkali metal or alkaline earth metal, suspended in a liquid. Reacts violently with moisture, water or acids, evolving hydrogen, which may be ignited by the heat of the reaction.

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