Lithium, Elemental

CAS RN: 7439-93-2

Identification

Substance: Lithium, Elemental

CAS RN: 7439-93-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1415; Lithium

State:
    solid
    solid, metal
Color:
    grayish
    whitish
    yellowish
Odor:
    odorless
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    slurred speech
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    constricted pupils
    dilated pupils
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    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
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Flammability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Instability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Water Reactive

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Meth Lab
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 4 - Flammable solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; Dangerous when wet/Water-reactive
    Division 4.3 - Water-reactive substances/Dangerous when wet materials
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 4.3 - Solids, water-reactive/dangerous when wet
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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