Acrylic acid

CAS RN: 79-10-7

Identification

Substance: Acrylic acid

CAS RN: 79-10-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2218; Acrylic acid, stabilized

STCC:
    49 314 05; Acrylic acid

State:
    solid
    liquid
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    other odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    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
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    vomiting
    vomiting blood
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    peeling/exfoliation
    skin burns/burning
    blistering
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Flammability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Instability:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 3 - Flammable liquids (and Combustible liquids [U.S.])
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Liquids, flammable/combustible
    Class 3 - Fuel oil, gasoline and hot/elevated temperature
    Division 6.2 - Infectious substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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