4.2-04

SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE SUBSTANCES, WHICH MAY EVOLVE HAZARDOUS VAPOURS

Emergency procedures

Spillage on deck

Wash spillage overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Keep spillage wet and dispose of safely.

Fire on deck

Use water spray.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation. Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective clothing (gloves, boots, coveralls, headgear).
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

Remarks by UN no.

• PHOSPHORUS, WHITE or YELLOW (UN No. 1381)
After dealing with the fire situation, treat immediately as for spillage.

• SELF-HEATING SOLID, CORROSIVE, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3126)
• SELF-HEATING SOLID, TOXIC, ORGANIC N.O.S. (UN No. 3128)
Fight fire from a safe distance. Turn ship off-wind.

• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3183)
• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, TOXIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3184)
• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, CORROSIVE, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3185)
• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3186)
• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, TOXIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3187)
• SELF-HEATING LIQUID, CORROSIVE, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3188)
Fight fire from a safe distance.

• METAL POWDER, SELF-HEATING, N.O.S. (UN No. 3189)
Self-contained breathing apparatus not necessary - use goggles for eye protection.

• SELF-HEATING SOLID, TOXIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3191)
• SELF-HEATING SOLID, CORROSIVE, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (UN No. 3192)
Fight fire from a safe distance. Turn ship off-wind.

• TRIBUTYLPHOSPHANE (UN No. 3254)
• tert-BUTYL HYPOCHLORITE (UN No. 3255)
Fight fire from a safe distance.

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