Barium, Elemental

CAS RN:7440-39-3

Identification

Substance: Barium, Elemental

CAS RN: 7440-39-3

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1400; Barium

State:
    solid
Color:
    grayish
    whitish
    yellowish
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Neurological:
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    numbness/tingling
    spasms/seizures
    paralysis
Eyes:
    dilated pupils
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    chest discomfort
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin redness
    numbness/tingling

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Division 4.3 - Water-reactive substances/Dangerous when wet materials
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 4.3 - Solids, water-reactive/dangerous when wet
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
    Hopper car
Road Trailer:
    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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