- Stow "separated from" ammonium compounds.
- Stow "separated from" cyanides.
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.