Spillage control of substances having hazard of Spontaneous Ignition

Substances having spontaneous Ignition hazard assigned with EmS spillage code S-M in IMDG Code do not have any spillage control measure as these substances when spilled may ignite within 5 minutes after contact with air. Hence response to spillage is firefighting.

Example UN 3394 ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, PYROPHORIC, WATER-REACTIVE – Class 4.2/4.3

See entry in IMDG Code & EmS Guide below

UN 3394 EmS = F-G,S-M
UN 3394 EmS = F-G,S-M
S-M in EmS Guide
S-M in EmS Guide
F-G in Ems Guide
F-G in Ems Guide

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