Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2033
(2)Proper Shipping Name
POTASSIUM MONOXIDE
(3)Class or division
8
(4)Subsidiary risks
-
(5)Packing group
II
(6)Special provisions
-
(7a)Limited quantities
1 kg
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
(11)IBC Provisions
B4 B21
(13)Tank instructions
(14)Tank provisions
TP33
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
(16b)Segregation
SG22
Stow "away from" ammonium salts.
SG35
Stow "separated from" acids.
Properties and Observations

Deliquescent crystalline solid. Reacts violently with water, generating heat. Reacts with ammonium salts, evolving ammonia gas. Reacts violently with acids. In the presence of moisture, corrosive to aluminium, zinc and tin. Causes burns to skin, eyes and mucous membranes.

Package labels and marks
8
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.