Cyanogen

CAS RN:460-19-5

Identification

Substance: Cyanogen

CAS RN: 460-19-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1026; Cyanogen; Cyanogen, liquefied; Cyanogen gas

STCC:
    49 201 15; Cyanogen gas

State:
    gas
Color:
    colorless
    purplish
Odor:
    almond-like odor
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    dilated pupils
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    respiratory arrest
    pulmonary edema
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
Skin:
    itching
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    4 - Extreme
NFPA704-Flammability:
    4 - Extreme
NFPA704-Instability:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 2 - Gases
    Division 2.1 - Flammable gases
    Division 2.3 - Toxic gases
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.1 - Gases, flammable
    Division 2.3 - Gases, toxic/poisonous
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    MC331, TC331, SCT331
    Compressed Gas/Tube Trailer
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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