Mesityl Oxide

CAS RN:141-79-7

Identification

Substance: Mesityl Oxide

CAS RN: 141-79-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1229; Mesityl oxide

STCC:
    49 092 23; Mesityl oxide

State:
    liquid
    liquid, viscous
Color:
    colorless
    yellowish
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    minty odor
Taste:
    other taste
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    drowsiness
    dizziness
    headache
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    impaired vision
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
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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