4.2-01

SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE SUBSTANCES, INSTANLY PYROPHORIC IN AIR; STOWAGE "ON DECK ONLY".

Emergency procedures

Action

Do not use water.

Spillage on deck

Spillage results in a FIRE situation. See FIRE.

Spillage under deck

Not applicable.

Fire on deck

Remove undamaged receptacles to a safe place, contain and smother with DRY inert material and dispose of overboard in a safe manner.

Fire under deck

Not applicable.

Special equipment to be carried

Protective clothing (gloves, boots, coveralls, headgear).
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
DRY inert material (e.g. diatomaceous earth) to be maintained as dry as possible in a suitable stow.

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