Paraquat

CAS RN: 4685-14-7

Storage Conditions

This chemical is inactivated by inert clays and anionic surfactants. Store in tightly closed containers in a cool, well-ventilated area away from oxidizers, alkylaryl-sulfonate wetting agents, light. Where possible, automatically pump material from drums or other storage containers to process containers. Sources of ignition such as smoking and open flames are prohibited where this chemical is handled, used, or stored. Metal containers involving the transfer of this chemical should be grounded and bonded. Use only non-sparking tools and equipment, especially when opening and closing containers of this chemical. Wherever this chemical is used, handled, manufactured, or stored, use explosion-proof electrical equipment and fittings.
Store technical material and formulations away from heat, under lock and key, and out of reach of children, animals, and unauthorized personnel. Store in an area designated for pesticide storage, preferably without drains. Store away from foodstuffs and animal feed.
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