Acrylamide

CAS RN:79-06-1

Identification

Substance: Acrylamide

CAS RN: 79-06-1

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 3426; Acrylamide, solution
    UN 2074; Acrylamide; Acrylamide, solid
    UN 3426: Acrylamide, solution

STCC:
    49 091 83; Acrylamide solution (flammable liquid, not otherwise specified)
    49 131 87; Acrylamide solution (combustible liquid, not otherwise specified)

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
Color:
    whitish
Odor:
    odorless
pH:
    acid (0-6)
     mod. acid (3-5)
     weak acid (6)
    neutral (7)
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    low body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    slurred speech
    numbness/tingling
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    impaired vision
Nose:
    runny nose
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    respiratory arrest
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    diarrhea
Skin:
    peeling/exfoliation
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    sweating
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue
    numbness/tingling

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 6.1 - Toxic/Poisonous 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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