United Nations/North American Number Datasheet

UN/NA 3519

2.3 - Poisonous gas 8 - Corrosive

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG, 2016)

Material Names

  • Boron trifluoride, adsorbed
ERG book cover

Response Guide 173

Adsorbed Gases - Toxic (some substances may also be flammable, corrosive and/or oxidizing) Gases Adsorbidos - Tóxico (algunas sustancias también pueden ser inflamables, corrosivas y/o oxidantes) Gaz Adsorbés - Toxiques (certaines substances peuvent également être inflammable, corrosive, et/ou oxydantes)


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)
in all Directions
Then Protect Downwind First
in all Directions
Then Protect Downwind
Day Night Day Night
Boron trifluoride, adsorbed 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.1 mi 100 ft 0.1 mi 0.1 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 Boron trifluoride, adsorbed 2.3 2.3, 8 Inhalation Hazard Zone B

  2.3 - Poisonous gas

  8 - Corrosive