Oxidising Substances include goods which are not necessarily dangerous in themselves but can cause other materials and substances to become dangerous if incorrectly handled. Organic Peroxides are unstable goods which may experience exothermic decomposition which transfers energy to its surroundings.
Oxidising Substances 5.1
Goods which yield oxygen and such may cause or contribute to the combustion of other substances.
Oxidising Substances 5.2
Organic Peroxides are unstable and may be liable to:
- Explosive decomposition
- Rapid burning
- Increased sensitivity to impact or friction
- Dangerous reactions with other substances
- Causing damage to eyes.
Goods within the Oxidising Substances & Organic Peroxides Classification include:Nitrates Chlorates Perchlorates Hypochlorites Persulphates Permanganates Peroxides Hydroperoxides
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