Naphthalene

CAS RN: 91-20-3

Identification

Substance: Naphthalene

CAS RN: 91-20-3

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1334; Naphthalene, crude or Naphthalene, refined
    UN 2304; Naphthalene, molten

STCC:
    49 403 60; Naphthalene or naphthalin, crude (tar camphor)
    49 403 61; Naphthalene or naphthalin, other than crude (tar camphor)

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    solid, powder
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
    brownish
    whitish
Odor:
    mothball-like odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    impaired vision
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    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
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
    urinary pain/burning
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    sweating
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    pale
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Flammability:
    2 - Moderate
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 - Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitized explosives
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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