Ethylene

CAS RN:74-85-1

Identification

Substance: Ethylene

CAS RN: 74-85-1

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1038; Ethylene, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid)
    UN 1962; Ethylene

STCC:
    49 057 34; Ethylene, compressed
    49 057 35; Ethylene, refrigerated liquid

State:
    gas
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    other odor
Taste:
    tasteless
    sweet taste
    other taste
Vapor Density:
    rises in air (< 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    numbness/tingling
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
    paralysis
Eyes:
    impaired vision
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    pulmonary edema
    congestion
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
Skin:
    skin burns/burning
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue
    numbness/tingling
    frostbite

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 2 - Gases
    Division 2.1 - Flammable gases
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.1 - Gases, flammable
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    MC331, TC331, SCT331
    MC338, TC338, SCT338, TC341, CGA341
    Compressed Gas/Tube Trailer
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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