Ammonium sulfate

CAS RN: 7783-20-2

Identification

Substance: Ammonium sulfate

CAS RN: 7783-20-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2506; Ammonium hydrogen sulfate

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
Color:
    brownish
    grayish
    whitish
Odor:
    odorless
pH:
    acid (0-6)
     strong acid (<3)
     mod. acid (3-5)
     weak acid (6)
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    resp burning/irritation
    chest discomfort
    coughing/choking
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    vomiting
Skin:
    skin redness

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 5 - Oxidizing substances and Organic peroxides
    Division 5.1 - Oxidizing substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.2 - Non-flammable, non-toxic gases
    Division 2.2 - Gases, oxidizing
    Division 5.1 - Oxidizing substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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