Parathion

CAS RN:56-38-2

Identification

Substance: Parathion

CAS RN: 56-38-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2783; Organophosphorus pesticides, solid, toxic
    NA 2783; Parathion

STCC:
    49 214 69; Parathion liquid
    49 214 71; Parathion mixture, liquid
    49 205 35; Parathion and compressed gas mixture
    49 214 70; Parathion mixture, dry

State:
    solid
    liquid
Color:
    brownish
    yellowish
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    garlic odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    numbness/tingling
    spasms/seizures
    paralysis
Eyes:
    constricted pupils
    dilated pupils
    eye irritation/redness
    tearing
    impaired vision
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
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    chest discomfort
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urinary incontinence
Skin:
    sweating
    numbness/tingling

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 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Nerve Agents

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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