Asbestos

CAS RN:1332-21-4

Identification

Substance: Asbestos

CAS RN: 1332-21-4

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2590; Asbestos, chrysotile
    UN 2212; Asbestos, amphibole amosite, tremolite, actinolite, anthophyllite, or crocidolite

State:
    solid
Color:
    bluish
    grayish
    greenish
    whitish
Odor:
    odorless

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    Not Applicable
Ears:
    Not Applicable
Eyes:
    Not Applicable
Nose:
    Not Applicable
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    hypertension
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
    chest discomfort
    coughing/choking
Gastro/Urinary:
    Not Applicable
Skin:
    Not Applicable

NFPA704-Health:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Flammability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Instability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 9 - Miscellaneous hazardous materials/Products, Substances or Organisms
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 9 - Miscellaneous hazardous materials/products, substances or organisms
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
    Hopper car
Road Trailer:
    MC331, TC331, SCT331
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    DOT407, TC407, SCT307, MC307, TC307
    DOT412, TC412, SCT312, MC312, TC312
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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