Sodium Hydrosulfide

CAS RN:16721-80-5

Identification

Substance: Sodium Hydrosulfide

CAS RN: 16721-80-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2922; Sodium hydrosulfide, solution
    UN 2318; Sodium hydrosulfide, with less than 25% water of crystallization
    UN 2949; Sodium hydrosulfide, with not less than 25% water of crystallization

STCC:
    49 352 68; Sodium hydrosulfide, solution
    49 352 67; Sodium hydrosulfide, solid with not less than 25% water of crystallization
    49 167 38; Sodium hydrosulfide, solid (with less than 25% water of crystallization)

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
Color:
    colorless
    whitish
Odor:
    sulfur/rotten egg
    other odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    dilated pupils
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    chest discomfort
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    coughing blood
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    sweating
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Flammability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Instability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
    Division 4.2 - Spontaneously combustible materials
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 4.2 - Solids, spontaneously combustible
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
    Hopper car
Road Trailer:
    MC331, TC331, SCT331
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    DOT407, TC407, SCT307, MC307, TC307
    DOT412, TC412, SCT312, MC312, TC312
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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