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English translation: substances which should not be allowed to come into contact with water

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15:22 Sep 17, 2011
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Tech/Engineering - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng / chemical compounds
English term or phrase: water prohibiting/prohibited material
Auto-ignition material and water prohibited material
WATER PROHIBITING SUBSTANCE

material that prohibits water?
Darko Kolega
Croatia
Local time: 03:52
English translation:substances which should not be allowed to come into contact with water
Explanation:
"auto-ignition material" makes me think the author is referring to other chemical compounds that ignite or explode when they come into contact with water. It´s a long time since I studied chemistry, but I do recall that some materials burst into flame when they come into contact with air (magnesium?) and others react very violently when they come into contact with water (ex. some concentrated acids).
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Martin Riordan
Brazil
Local time: 00:52
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Summary of answers provided
4substances which should not be allowed to come into contact with water
Martin Riordan
Summary of reference entries provided
GHS Hazard
Stephanie Ezrol

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substances which should not be allowed to come into contact with water


Explanation:
"auto-ignition material" makes me think the author is referring to other chemical compounds that ignite or explode when they come into contact with water. It´s a long time since I studied chemistry, but I do recall that some materials burst into flame when they come into contact with air (magnesium?) and others react very violently when they come into contact with water (ex. some concentrated acids).

Martin Riordan
Brazil
Local time: 00:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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57 mins
Reference: GHS Hazard

Reference information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GHS_hazard_pictograms

refers to "Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water, emit flammable gases, categories 1, 2, 3"


http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/chemical_management/int/files/g...

refers to water inhibiting materials in the GHS context. You can find it by searching the PDF document for water inhibiting

Stephanie Ezrol
United States
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