Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2723
(2)Proper Shipping Name
MAGNESIUM CHLORATE
(3)Class or division
5.1
(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
SG38
Stow "separated from" ammonium compounds.
SG49
Stow "separated from" cyanides.
Properties and Observations

White deliquescent crystals or powder. Soluble in water. Melting point: 35°C. Reacts vigorously with sulphuric acid. Reacts fiercely with cyanides when heated or by friction. May form explosive mixtures with combustible material, powdered metals or ammonium compounds. These mixtures are sensitive to friction and are liable to ignite. When involved in a fire, may cause an explosion. The cargoes should be protected from moisture prior to and after loading. If weather is inclement, hatches should be closed.

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