Phosphorus, Elemental (alias of 1381)

CAS RN:7723-14-0

Identification

Substance: Phosphorus, Elemental

CAS RN: 7723-14-0

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2447; Phosphorus, white, molten
    UN 1381; Phosphorus, white or yellow, dry or in water, in solution or under water
    UN 1338; Phosphorus, amorphous, red.

STCC:
    49 167 25; Phosphorus, amorphous, red (crude, red & yellow mixed)
    49 161 42; Phosphorus, amorphous, red
    49 161 41; Phosphorus, white or yellow, in water
    49 161 40; Phosphorus, white or yellow, dry

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    solid, powder
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
    blackish
    bluish
    reddish
    purplish
    whitish
    yellowish
Clarity:
    clear
Odor:
    garlic odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    constricted pupils
    dilated pupils
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    skin burns/burning
    skin redness
    pale

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Meth Lab
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Class 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 4.1 - Flammable solids
    Division 4.2 - Spontaneously combustible materials
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 4.1 - Solids, flammable
    Division 4.2 - Solids, spontaneously combustible
    Division 6.1 - Toxic/Poisonous substances
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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