beta-Hexachlorocyclohexane

CAS RN:319-85-7

Identification

Substance: beta-Hexachlorocyclohexane

CAS RN: 319-85-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2761; Organochlorine pesticides, solid, toxic.
    UN 2762; Organochlorine pesticides liquid, flammable, toxic, flash point less than 23 degrees C
    UN 2995; Organochlorine pesticides, liquid, toxic, flammable, flash point not less than 23 degrees C
    UN 2996; Organochlorine pesticides, liquid, toxic

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    solid, powder
Color:
    colorless
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    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
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    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:
    Not Applicable
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
Rail Car:
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
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