Acetonitrile

CAS RN: 75-05-8

Identification

Substance: Acetonitrile

CAS RN: 75-05-8

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1648; Acetonitrile

STCC:
    49 074 05; Acetonitrile

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

Neurological:
    agitation
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    chest discomfort
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue

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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