Ethanol

CAS RN: 64-17-5

Identification

Substance: Ethanol

CAS RN: 64-17-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1170; Ethanol or Ethyl alcohol or Ethanol solutions or Ethyl alcohol solutions

STCC:
    49 091 10; Ethyl Alcohol, anhydrous, denatured in part with gasoline content not to exceed 5% (alcohol, nos)
    49 091 59; Cologne Spirits (Ethanol or Ethyl Alcohol)

State:
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Clarity:
    clear
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    alcohol-like odor
    other odor
Taste:
    burning taste
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    low body temp
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    slurred speech
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    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
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    dry skin
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Flammability:
    3 - Serious
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:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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