1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

CAS RN:79-34-5

Identification

Substance: 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

CAS RN: 79-34-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1702; 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

STCC:
    49 403 54; Tetrachloroethane

State:
    liquid
    liquid, viscous
Color:
    colorless
    yellowish
Clarity:
    clear
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

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:
    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
    congestion
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    peeling/exfoliation
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness

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:
    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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