Amosite asbestos

CAS RN: 12172-73-5

Identification

Substance: Amosite asbestos

CAS RN: 12172-73-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2212; Asbestos, amphibole amosite, tremolite, actinolite, anthophyllite, or crocidolite.

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
Color:
    brownish
    grayish
    greenish
    yellowish
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    Not Applicable
Ears:
    Not Applicable
Eyes:
    Not Applicable
Nose:
    Not Applicable
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    hypertension
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
    chest discomfort
    coughing/choking
Gastro/Urinary:
    Not Applicable
Skin:
    Not Applicable

NFPA704-Health:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Flammability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Instability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 9 - Miscellaneous hazardous materials/Products, Substances or Organisms
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Fuel oil, gasoline and hot/elevated temperature
    Class 9 - Miscellaneous hazardous materials/products, substances or organisms
    Batteries
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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