Toluene

CAS RN:108-88-3

Identification

Substance: Toluene

CAS RN: 108-88-3

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1294; Toluene

STCC:
    49 093 05; Toluene
    49 093 56; Toluene (toluol), reclaimed solvents, derived from the use of printing inks, consisting of 70% recycled toluol and not more than 30% lactol spirits, textile spirits and mineral spirits
    49 060 10; Toluene (toluol), mixed with aluminum alkyls, not to exceed 20% (aluminum alkyl)

State:
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    petroleum-like odor
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    numbness/tingling
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Ears:
    hearing loss
Eyes:
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    chest discomfort
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    numbness/tingling

NFPA704-Health:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Flammability:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Instability:
    0 - Minimal
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Meth Lab
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 3 - Flammable liquids (and Combustible liquids [U.S.])
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Liquids, flammable/combustible
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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