Paraquat

CAS RN: 4685-14-7

Identification

Substance: Paraquat

CAS RN: 4685-14-7

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2782; Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, flammable, poisonous
    UN 3016; Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, poisonous
    UN 2781; Bipyridilium pesticide, solid, poisonous
    UN 2781: Bipyridilium pesticides, solid, toxic
    UN 2782; Bipyridilium pesticides, liquid, flammable, toxic, flash point less than 23 deg C
    UN 3015; Bipyridilium pesticides, liquid, toxic, flammable, flash point not less than 23 deg C
    UN 3016; Bipyridilium pesticides, liquid, toxic

State:
    solid
    solid, powder
    liquid
Color:
    bluish
    whitish
    yellowish
Odor:
    odorless

Neurological:
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    light sensitivity
    eye irritation/redness
    eye swelling
    tearing
    impaired vision
    vision loss
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    resp burning/irritation
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
Skin:
    blistering

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

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 6.1 - Toxic/Poisonous substances
Rail Car:
    Non-pressure/low pressure tank car
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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