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UN/NA 1953

2.3 - Poisonous gas 2.1 - Flammable gas

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG, 2016)

Material Names

  • Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s.
  • Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone A)
  • Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone B)
  • Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone C)
  • Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone D)
  • Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s.
  • Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone A)
  • Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone B)
  • Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone C)
  • Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone D)
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Response Guide 119

Gases - Toxic - Flammable Gases - Tóxicos - Inflamables Gaz - Toxiques - Inflammables

 

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
Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. 500 ft 0.6 mi 2.4 mi 3000 ft 3.5 mi 6.3 mi
Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone A) 500 ft 0.6 mi 2.4 mi 3000 ft 3.5 mi 6.3 mi
Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone B) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi 600 ft 0.8 mi 1.6 mi
Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone C) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi 500 ft 0.6 mi 1.5 mi
Compressed gas, poisonous, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone D) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.1 mi 300 ft 0.5 mi 1.2 mi
Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. 500 ft 0.6 mi 2.4 mi 3000 ft 3.5 mi 6.3 mi
Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone A) 500 ft 0.6 mi 2.4 mi 3000 ft 3.5 mi 6.3 mi
Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone B) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi 600 ft 0.8 mi 1.6 mi
Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone C) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.2 mi 500 ft 0.6 mi 1.5 mi
Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone D) 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.1 mi 300 ft 0.5 mi 1.2 mi

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

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 Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. Inhalation Hazard Zone C 2.3 2.3, 2.1 Technical Name Required, Inhalation Hazard Zone C
UN Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. Inhalation Hazard Zone D 2.3 2.3, 2.1 Technical Name Required, Inhalation Hazard Zone D
UN Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. Inhalation hazard Zone A 2.3 2.3, 2.1 Technical Name Required, Inhalation Hazard Zone A
UN Compressed gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s. Inhalation hazard Zone B 2.3 2.3, 2.1 Technical Name Required, Inhalation Hazard Zone B

  2.3 - Poisonous gas

  2.1 - Flammable gas