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Peracetic acid

Transport

For transportation the respective modal dangerous goods (hazardous materials) regulation apply, which are based on the UN Recommendations TDG. According to the respective product specification, different dangerous goods (hazmat) classifications apply, which can be found in the following table.

Peracetic acid (EU)

Concentration of PAA

Shipping Name

IMDG-Code. ADR/RID/ADN,, IATA-DGR, CFR 49

Label/Placard

PAA ≤ 5%

Hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid mixtures, stabilized

UN 3149, 5.1 (8), PG II

5.1 + 8 + Environmental Hazard Label

5% > PAA ≤ 35%

ORGANIC PEROXIDE TYPE F, LIQUID (Peroxyacetic acid, stabilized)

UN 3109, 5.2 (8)

5.2 + 8 + Environmental Hazard Label

35% < PAA ≤ 40%

ORGANIC PEROXIDE TYPE D, LIQUID (Peroxyacetic acid, stabilized)

UN 3105, 5.2 (8)

5.2 + 8 + Environmental Hazard Label

According to the a. m. transport regulations and depending on properties of the specific grade, our products are classified either as oxidizers belonging to hazard class 5.1 (UN 3149) or as organic peroxides belonging to class 5.2 (UN 3109, UN 3105). Our peracetic acid grades are transported in specially approved containers. They are not subject to transport under temperature control and hence do not require cooling during transportation.

EMERGENCY CONTACT*

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Europe / ROW

EVONIK at +49-2365-49 2232

China

+86-432-6307-8161

Canada

CANUTEC at +1 613-996-6666
(Transport Emergencies Only)

USA

CHEMTREC at +1 800-424-9300

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