2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene

CAS RN:118-96-7

Identification

Substance: 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene

CAS RN: 118-96-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 0209; Trinitrotoluene or TNT, dry or wetted with less than 30% water, by mass
    UN 1356; Trinitrotoluene, wetted with not less than 30% water, by mass
    UN 3366; Trinitrotoluene (TNT), wetted, with not less than 10% water by mass

STCC:
    49 015 43; Trinitrotoluene, dry or containing by weight less than 30% water
    49 015 77; Trinitrotoluene, dry (containing at least 10% water)
    49 171 60; Trinitrotoluene, wet (containing at least 10% water)

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
Color:
    colorless
    yellowish
Odor:
    odorless
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    respiratory arrest
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Flammability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Instability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 1 - Explosives
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Division 1.1 - Explosives with a mass explosion hazard
    Division 4.1 - Flammable solids
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 or 1.5 - Explosives
    Division 4.1 - Solids, flammable
Rail Car:
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
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