Boron Trifluoride

CAS RN:7637-07-2

Identification

Substance: Boron Trifluoride

CAS RN: 7637-07-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1008; Boron trifluoride
    UN 2851; Boron trifluoride dihydrate

STCC:
    49 041 10; Boron trifluoride
    49 302 02; Boron trifluoride-acetic acid complex

State:
    gas
Color:
    colorless
    whitish
Odor:
    other odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    bloody nose
    nasal irritation
Cardiovascular:
    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:
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    frostbite

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 2 - Gases
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
    Division 2.3 - Toxic gases
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.3 - Gases, toxic/poisonous
    Class 2 - Gases, corrosive
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
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
    Compressed Gas/Tube Trailer
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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