Phosphorus, Elemental (alias of 1381)

CAS RN:7723-14-0

Protective Distance

Distances per ERG Guide 133
Distances per ERG Guide 136


The following is extracted from ERG Guide 133: FLAMMABLE SOLIDS

PUBLIC SAFETY
· As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area for at least 25 meters (75 feet) in all directions.
EVACUATION
Large Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 100 meters (330 feet).
Fire
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.
In Canada, an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) may be required for this product. Please consult the shipping document and/or the Canada and United States National Response Centers reference document.

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The following is extracted from ERG Guide 136: SUBSTANCES - SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE - TOXIC and/or CORROSIVE (Air-Reactive)

PUBLIC SAFETY
· As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area in all directions for at least 50 meters (150 feet) for liquids and at least 25 meters (75 feet) for solids.
EVACUATION
Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 300 meters (1000 feet).
Fire
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.
In Canada, an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) may be required for this product. Please consult the shipping document and/or the Canada and United States National Response Centers reference document.

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