Propionic Anhydride

CAS RN: 123-62-6

Identification

Substance: Propionic Anhydride

CAS RN: 123-62-6

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2496; Propionic anhydride

STCC:
    49 314 49; Propionic anhydride

State:
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    other odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    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
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    peeling/exfoliation
    skin burns/burning
    blistering
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Flammability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Instability:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Meth Lab
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 6.2 - Infectious substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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