Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2466
(2)Proper Shipping Name
POTASSIUM SUPEROXIDE
(3)Class or division
5.1
(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
-
(10)IBC Instructions
(11)IBC Provisions
B1
(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
SG16
Stow "separated from" class 4.1.
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.
SG59
Stow "separated from" permanganates.
Properties and Observations

Yellow flakes. Particularly if wetted with small quantities of water, a mixture with combustible material may ignite, following impact or friction. When involved in a fire, or in contact with water or acids, decomposes, evolving oxygen. Highly irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes.

Package labels and marks
5.1
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.