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Safety data sheet

Hydrogen, compressed.
Creation date : 27.01.2005 Version : 2.0 DE / E SDS No. : 8360
Revision date : 04.01.2011 page 1 / 3

1 IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND P403 Store in a well-ventilated place.

Product name Precautionary Statement Disposal
Hydrogen, compressed. None.
EC No (from EINECS): 215-605-7
Index-Nr. 001-001-00-9 Substance/Preparation: Substance.
Chemical formula H2 Components/Impurities
REACH Registration number: Hydrogen, compressed.
Listed in Annex IV/V of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), CAS No: 1333-74-0
exempted from registration. Index-Nr.: 001-001-00-9
Known uses EC No (from EINECS): 215-605-7
Not known. REACH Registration number:
Company identification Listed in Annex IV/V of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH),
Linde AG, Linde Gas Division, Seitnerstraße 70, D-82049 Pullach exempted from registration.
E-Mail Address Contains no other components or impurities which will influence the
Emergency phone numbers (24h): 089-7446-0 classification of the product.


Classification of the substance or mixture Inhalation
In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation. Symptoms may
Classification acc. to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008/EC include loss of mobility/consciousness. Victim may not be aware of
(CLP/GHS) asphyxiation. Remove victim to uncontaminated area wearing self
Press. Gas (Compressed gas) - Contains gas under pressure; may contained breathing apparatus. Keep victim warm and rested. Call a
explode if heated. doctor. Apply artificial respiration if breathing stopped.
Flam. Gas 1 - Extremely flammable gas. Ingestion
Ingestion is not considered a potential route of exposure.
Classification acc. to Directive 67/548/EEC & 1999/45/EC
Extremely flammable. Specific hazards
Risk advice to man and the environment Exposure to fire may cause containers to rupture/explode.
In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation. Hazardous combustion products
Compressed gas. None.
Label Elements Suitable extinguishing media
All known extinguishants can be used.
- Labelling Pictograms Specific methods
If possible, stop flow of product. Move container away or cool with
water from a protected position. Do not extinguish a leaking gas
flame unless absolutely necessary. Spontaneous/explosive re-
ignition may occur.
Special protective equipment for fire fighters
In confined space use self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Signal word
Personal precautions
- Hazard Statements Wear self-contained breathing apparatus when entering area unless
H280 Contains gas under pressure; may atmosphere is proved to be safe. Ensure adequate air ventilation.
explode if heated. Eliminate ignition sources.
H220 Extremely flammable gas. Environmental precautions
Try to stop release.
- Precautionary Statements Clean up methods
Ventilate area.
Precautionary Statement Prevention
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open 7 HANDLING AND STORAGE
flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Ensure equipment is adequately earthed. Suck back of water into
Precautionary Statement Reaction
the container must be prevented. Purge air from system before
P377 Leaking gas fire: Do not extinguish,
introducing gas. Use only properly specified equipment which is
unless leakcan be stopped safely.
suitable for this product, its supply pressure and temperature.
P381 Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do
Contact your gas supplier if in doubt. Keep away from ignition
sources (including static discharges). Refer to supplier's handling
instructions. This gas is not intended for filling ballons for play and
Precautionary Statement Storage

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Safety data sheet
Hydrogen, compressed.
Creation date : 27.01.2005 Version : 2.0 DE / E SDS No. : 8360
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advertising purposes because of the danger of explosion. With 14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION

hydrogen balloons for transportation of human beings sufficient ADR/RID
distance to transmitting plant is to be kept. Class 2 Classification Code 1F
Storage UN number and proper shipping name
Segregate from oxidant gases and other oxidants in store. Keep UN 1049 Hydrogen, compressed
container below 50°C in a well ventilated place. Observe UN 1049 Hydrogen, compressed
"Technische Regeln Druckgase (TRG) 280 Ziffer 5" Labels 2.1 Hazard number 23
Packing Instruction P200
Personal protection Class 2.1
Ensure adequate ventilation. Do not smoke while handling product. UN number and proper shipping name
UN 1049 Hydrogen, compressed
General information Packing Instruction P200
Appearance/Colour: Colourless gas. EmS FD, SU
Odour: None.
Important information on environment, health and safety Class 2.1
Molecular weight: 2 g/mol UN number and proper shipping name
Melting point: -259 °C UN 1049 Hydrogen, compressed
Boiling point: -253 °C Labels 2.1
Critical temperature: -240 °C Packing Instruction P200
Autoignition temperature: 560 °C Other transport information
Flammability range: 4 %(V) - 75 %(V) Avoid transport on vehicles where the load space is not separated
Relative density, gas: 0,07 from the driver's compartment. Ensure vehicle driver is aware of the
Relative density, liquid: Not applicable. potential hazards of the load and knows what to do in the event of
Solubility mg/l water: 1,6 mg/l an accident or an emergency. Before transporting product
Other data containers ensure that they are firmly secured. Ensure that the
Burns with a colourless invisible flame. cylinder valve is closed and not leaking. Ensure that the valve outlet
cap nut or plug (where provided) is correctly fitted. Ensure that the
10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY valve protection device (where provided) is correctly fitted. Ensure
Stability and reactivity adequate ventilation. Ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
Can form explosive mixture with air. May react violently with

11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Further national regulations

General Regulations for the prevention of industrial accidents
No known toxicological effects from this product. Pressure Vessel Regulation
Technische Regeln für Gefahrstoffe (TRGS)
Water pollution class
12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Not polluting to waters according to VwVwS from 27.07.2005.
No known ecological damage caused by this product. 16 OTHER INFORMATION
Ensure operators understand the flammability hazard. The hazard of
13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS asphyxiation is often overlooked and must be stressed during
operator training. Before using this product in any new process or
General experiment, a thorough material compatibility and safety study
Do not discharge into areas where there is a risk of forming an should be carried out.
explosive mixture with air. Waste gas should be flared through a Advice
suitable burner with flash back arrestor. Do not discharge into any Whilst proper care has been taken in the preparation of this
place where its accumulation could be dangerous. Contact supplier document, no liability for injury or damage resulting from its use can
if guidance is required. be accepted. Details given in this document are believed to be
EWC Nr. 16 05 04* correct at the time of going to press.
Further information
Hommel: Handbook of dangerous goods
Linde safety advice
No. 3 Oxygen deficiency
No. 7 Safe handling of gas cylinders and cylinder bundles
No. 11 Transport of gas receptacles in vehicles
No. 13 Handling of hydrogen

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Safety data sheet
Hydrogen, compressed.
Creation date : 27.01.2005 Version : 2.0 DE / E SDS No. : 8360
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