Toluene (alias of 121-45-9)

CAS RN:108-88-3

Protective Distance

The following is extracted from ERG Guide 130: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS (Water-Immiscible/Noxious)

PUBLIC SAFETY
· As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area for at least 50 meters (150 feet) in all directions.
EVACUATION
Large Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 300 meters (1000 feet).
Fire
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.
In Canada, an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) may be required for this product. Please consult the shipping document and/or the Canada and United States National Response Centers reference document.
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