n-Pentane

CAS RN: 109-66-0

Identification

Substance: n-Pentane

CAS RN: 109-66-0

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1265; Pentanes

STCC:
    49 082 55; Pentane

State:
    liquid
    gas
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    petroleum-like odor
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
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
    chest discomfort
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    coughing blood
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Flammability:
    4 - Extreme
NFPA704-Instability:
    0 - Minimal
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 3 - Flammable liquids (and Combustible liquids [U.S.])
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Liquids, flammable/combustible
    Class 3 - Fuel oil, gasoline and hot/elevated temperature
Rail Car:
    Non-pressure/low pressure tank car (TC117, DOT117)
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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