Sodium Hypochlorite

CAS RN:7681-52-9

Identification

Substance: Sodium Hypochlorite

CAS RN: 7681-52-9

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1791; Hypochlorite solutions

STCC:
    49 323 78; Sodium hypochlorite solution (containing more than 7% available chlorine by weight)
    49 441 43; Sodium hypochlorite soln (Hypochlorite soln containing not more than 7% available chlorine, by wt)

State:
    liquid
Color:
    greenish
    yellowish
Odor:
    bleach/chlorine odor
    fruity/floral/sweet
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    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
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness

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 8 - Corrosive substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    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
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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