Phosgene

CAS RN: 75-44-5

Identification

Substance: Phosgene

CAS RN: 75-44-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1076; Phosgene

STCC:
    49 205 40; Phosgene

State:
    liquid
    liquefied gas
    gas
Color:
    colorless
    greenish
    yellowish
Odor:
    other odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    agitation
    headache
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
    tearing
    impaired vision
Nose:
    runny nose
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    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
    coughing blood
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    urination, bloody
Skin:
    skin burns/burning
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue
    frostbite

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 2 - Gases
    Class 8 - Corrosive substances
    Division 2.3 - Toxic gases
WMDs:
    Choking Agents

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 2.3 - Gases, toxic/poisonous
    Division 6.2 - Infectious substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
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