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United Nations/North American Number Datasheet

UN/NA 1052

8 - Corrosive 6.1 - Poison

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG, 2016)

Material Names

  • Hydrogen fluoride, anhydrous
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Response Guide 125

Gases - Corrosive Gases - Corrosivos Gaz - Corrosifs

 

ERG Table 1: Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances

Name of Material Small Spills
(from a small package or small leak)
Large Spills
(from a large package or many small packages)
First
Isolate
in all Directions
Then Protect Downwind First
Isolate
in all Directions
Then Protect Downwind
Day Night Day Night
Hydrogen fluoride, anhydrous 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.3 mi Refer to Table 3

The ERG doesn't predict that large amounts of toxic-by-inhalation gases will be produced if this material is spilled in water.

ERG Table 3: Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for Different Quantities of Six Common Toxic-by-Inhalation Gases

UN1052 Hydrogen fluoride, anhydrous: Large Spills
Transport Container First
Isolate
in all Directions
Then Protect Downwind
Day Night
Low Wind
(<6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6-12 mph)
High Wind
(>12 mph)
Low Wind
(<6 mph)
Moderate Wind
(6-12 mph)
High Wind
(>12 mph)
Rail tank car 1250 ft 1.9 mi 1.2 mi 1.0 mi 3.8 mi 1.8 mi 1.2 mi
Highway tank truck or trailer 700 ft 1.2 mi 0.7 mi 0.6 mi 2.2 mi 1.0 mi 0.6 mi
Multiple small cylinders or single ton cylinder 300 ft 0.5 mi 0.2 mi 0.2 mi 1.0 mi 0.3 mi 0.2 mi

Hazmat Table (49 CFR 172.101)

UN/NA Proper Shipping Name Hazard Class Labels Notes*

* There are three notes: (1) whether the displayed information is for domestic (U.S.) or international shipping (if neither is specifically indicated, it applies to both), (2) whether the proper shipping name must include one or more technical names of the hazardous material in parentheses, and (3) whether the hazardous material is an inhalation hazard.
UN Hydrogen fluoride, anhydrous 8 8, 6.1 Inhalation Hazard Zone C

  8 - Corrosive

  6.1 - Poison