Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
3401
(2)Proper Shipping Name
ALKALI METAL AMALGAM, SOLID
(3)Class or division
4.3
(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
PP31
(10)IBC Instructions
-
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
(14)Tank provisions
TP7 TP33
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: D
H1
Keep as dry as reasonably practicable.
(16b)Segregation
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.
Properties and Observations

Silvery solid, consisting of metal alloyed with mercury. Reacts with moisture, water or acids, evolving hydrogen, a flammable gas. When heated, evolves toxic vapours.

Package labels and marks
4.3
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.