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United Nations/North American Number Datasheet

UN/NA 3300

2.3 - Poisonous gas 2.1 - Flammable gas

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG, 2016)

Polymerizable warning Materials may undergo violent polymerization if subjected to heat or contamination.

Material Names

  • Carbon dioxide and Ethylene oxide mixture, with more than 87% Ethylene oxide
  • Ethylene oxide and Carbon dioxide mixture, with more than 87% Ethylene oxide
ERG book cover

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
Carbon dioxide and Ethylene oxide mixture, with more than 87% Ethylene oxide 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.1 mi 300 ft 0.5 mi 1.2 mi
Ethylene oxide and Carbon dioxide mixture, with more than 87% Ethylene oxide 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 Ethylene oxide and carbon dioxide mixture with more than 87 percent ethylene oxide 2.3 2.3, 2.1 Inhalation Hazard Zone D

  2.3 - Poisonous gas

  2.1 - Flammable gas