Sulfur, Elemental

CAS RN:7704-34-9

Identification

Substance: Sulfur, Elemental

CAS RN: 7704-34-9

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1350; Sulfur, lump and coarse grained powder, or fine grained powder; Sulfur, molten
    UN 2448; Sulfur, molten

STCC:
    49 453 56; Sulfur; Sulphur; Sulfur flow; Flowers of Sulfur

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    solid, powder
    liquid
Color:
    brownish
    orangish
    reddish
    yellowish
Clarity:
    opaque
Odor:
    odorless
    sulfur/rotten egg
    other odor
Taste:
    tasteless
    other taste
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    rises in air (< 1)
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
    paralysis
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    runny nose
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    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
    chest discomfort
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    skin burns/burning
    sweating
    skin redness

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Division 4.1 - Flammable solids
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 4.1 - Solids, flammable
Rail Car:
    Box Car
    Hopper car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
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