Ethylene

CAS RN:74-85-1

Protective Distance

Distances per ERG Guide 115
Distances per ERG Guide 116


The following is extracted from ERG Guide 115: GASES - FLAMMABLE (Including Refrigerated Liquids)

PUBLIC SAFETY
· As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area for at least 100 meters (330 feet) in all directions.
EVACUATION
Large Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 800 meters (1/2 mile).
Fire
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 1600 meters (1 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 1600 meters (1 mile) in all directions.
. In fires involving Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) (UN1075); Butane, (UN1011); Butylene, (UN1012); Isobutylene, (UN1055); Propylene, (UN1077); Isobutane, (UN1969); and Propane, (UN1978), also refer to BLEVE – SAFETY PRECAUTIONS (Page 368)
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 116: GASES - FLAMMABLE (Unstable)

PUBLIC SAFETY
· As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area for at least 100 meters (330 feet) in all directions.
EVACUATION
Large Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 800 meters (1/2 mile).
Fire
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 1600 meters (1 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 1600 meters (1 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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