Dimethyl Sulfoxide

CAS RN:67-68-5

Identification

Substance: Dimethyl Sulfoxide

CAS RN: 67-68-5

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    fishy odor
    garlic odor
    sulfur/rotten egg
    other odor
Taste:
    bitter taste
    sweet taste
    other taste
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    lowered mental state
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
Eyes:
    constricted pupils
    dilated pupils
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    tearing
    impaired vision
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    dry mouth/throat
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    resp burning/irritation
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Flammability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Instability:
    0 - Minimal
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Not Applicable
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
Rail Car:
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
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