Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
2809
(2)Proper Shipping Name
MERCURY
(3)Class or division
8
(4)Subsidiary risks
6.1
(5)Packing group
III
(6)Special provisions
(7a)Limited quantities
5 kg
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
-
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
-
(14)Tank provisions
-
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: B
SW2
Clear of living quarters.
(16b)Segregation
SG24
Stow "away from" azides.
Properties and Observations

A silvery metallic element occurring in the liquid state at normal temperatures. Relative Density: 13.546. Melting point:-39°C. Highly corrosive to aluminium. Toxic if swallowed, by skin contact or by inhalation. Special care should be taken if a leakage occurs during transport, especially when carried in breakable packages and in aluminium freight containers. Carriage should be prohibited in hovercraft and other ships constructed from aluminium.

Package labels and marks
8 6.1
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.