Hydrogen Chloride

CAS RN: 7647-01-0

Protective Distance

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Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances
ID MATERIAL Small Spills
(From a small package or small leak from a large package)
Large Spills
(From a large package or many small packages)
First ISOLATE in all Directions Then PROTECT Downwind First ISOLATE in all Directions Then PROTECT Downwind
Day Night Day Night
1050 Hydrogen chloride, anhydrous 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi See Table 3 Below
2186 Hydrogen chloride, refrigerated liquid 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi See Table 3 Below

UN1050 Hydrogen chloride, anhydrous: Large Spills
UN2186 Hydrogen chloride, refrigerated liquid: Large Spills
Transport Container:
Transport container Rail tank car
First ISOLATE in all Directions 1,500 ft
Then PROTECT downwind
DAY
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

2.5 mi

1.2 mi

1.2 mi
NIGHT
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

6.3 mi

2.2 mi

1.5 mi
Transport container Highway tank truck or trailer
First ISOLATE in all Directions 600 ft
Then PROTECT downwind
DAY
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

0.9 mi

0.5 mi

0.4 mi
NIGHT
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

2.5 mi

0.9 mi

0.5 mi
Transport container Multiple ton cylinders
First ISOLATE in all Directions 100 ft
Then PROTECT downwind
DAY
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

0.3 mi

0.1 mi

0.1 mi
NIGHT
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

0.7 mi

0.2 mi

0.1 mi
Transport container Multiple small cylinders or single ton cylinder
First ISOLATE in all Directions 100 ft
Then PROTECT downwind
DAY
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

0.2 mi

0.1 mi

0.1 mi
NIGHT
Low Wind
(< 6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6 - 12 mph)
High Wind
(> 12 mph)

0.6 mi

0.2 mi

0.1 mi

To plot a protective action distance, first specify a location and wind direction below. Once a distance is plotted, you can drag the spill or right click the map to move the spill to a new location.
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