Acrylonitrile

CAS RN:107-13-1

Identification

Substance: Acrylonitrile

CAS RN: 107-13-1

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1093; Acrylonitrile, stabilized

STCC:
    49 064 20; Acrylonitrile

State:
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
    yellowish
Clarity:
    clear
Odor:
    odorless
    fruity/floral/sweet
    garlic odor
pH:
    acid (0-6)
     mod. acid (3-5)
     weak acid (6)
    neutral (7)
     weak base (8-9)
    base (8-14)
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
    sneezing
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    coughing/choking
    sneezing
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    peeling/exfoliation
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    4 - Extreme
NFPA704-Flammability:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Instability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 3 - Flammable liquids (and Combustible liquids [U.S.])
    Class 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Liquids, flammable/combustible
    Division 6.1 - Toxic/Poisonous substances
Rail Car:
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    DOT407, TC407, SCT307, MC307, TC307
    DOT412, TC412, SCT312, MC312, TC312
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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