Ammonia

CAS RN: 7664-41-7

Identification

Substance: Ammonia

CAS RN: 7664-41-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1005; Ammonia, anhydrous
    UN 2073; Ammonia solutions, relative density less than 0.880 at 15 deg C in water, with more than 35% but not more than 50% ammonia
    UN 2672; Ammonia solutions, relative density between 0.880 and 0.957 at 15 deg C in water, with more than 10% but not more than 35% ammonia
    UN 3318; Ammonia solution, relative density less than 0.880 at 15 deg C in water, with more than 50% ammonia

STCC:
    49 042 10; Anhydrous ammonia

State:
    liquid
    liquefied gas
    gas
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    ammonia-like odor
pH:
     mod. base (10-12)
     strong base (>12)
    base (8-14)
Specific Gravity:
    floats in water (< 1)
Vapor Density:
    rises in air (< 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    unresponsive
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    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
Skin:
    skin burns/burning
    blistering
    skin redness
    frostbite

NFPA704-Health:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Flammability:
    1 - Slight
NFPA704-Instability:
    0 - Minimal
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Meth Lab
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 2 - Gases
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
    Division 2.2 - Non-flammable, non-toxic gases
    Division 2.3 - Toxic gases
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.2 - Non-flammable, non-toxic gases
    Division 2.2 - Gases, oxidizing
    Division 2.3 - Gases, toxic/poisonous
    Division 6.2 - Infectious substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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