Parathion

CAS RN: 56-38-2

Identification

Substance: Parathion

CAS RN: 56-38-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2783; Organophosphorus pesticides, solid, toxic
    NA 2783; Parathion

STCC:
    49 214 69; Parathion liquid
    49 214 71; Parathion mixture, liquid
    49 205 35; Parathion and compressed gas mixture
    49 214 70; Parathion mixture, dry

State:
    solid
    liquid
Color:
    brownish
    yellowish
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
    garlic odor
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
Neurological:
    agitation
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    numbness/tingling
    spasms/seizures
    paralysis
Eyes:
    constricted pupils
    dilated pupils
    eye irritation/redness
    tearing
    impaired vision
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    chest pain
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypertension
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular 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
    diarrhea
    urinary incontinence
Skin:
    sweating
    numbness/tingling

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 6 - Toxic substances and Infectious substances
    Division 6.1 - Toxic substances
WMDs:
    Nerve Agents

Placard:
    Dangerous - Mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Division 6.1 - Toxic/Poisonous substances
Rail Car:
    Box car
Road Trailer:
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Freight Container
Find more information on this substance at: PubChem, PubMed