Trimethyl Phosphite

CAS RN:121-45-9

Identification

Substance: Trimethyl Phosphite

CAS RN: 121-45-9

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2329; Trimethyl phosphite

State:
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    ammonia-like odor
    fishy odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    headache
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
Nose:
    runny nose
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    resp burning/irritation
    chest discomfort
    coughing/choking
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    skin swelling
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Flammability:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Instability:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Chemical weapons precursors
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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