Ammunition, tear-producing, non-explosive

  • Grenade, tear gas
Formula
Not applicable
Description
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
2017
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Fully encapsulating, vapor protective clothing should be worn for spills and leaks with no fire. Take up with sand or other noncombustible absorbent material and place into containers for later disposal.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
May burn but not readily ignited.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Inhalation of vapors or dust is extremely irritating. May cause coughing, difficult breathing and nausea. Brief exposure effects last only a few minutes. Exposure in an enclosed area may be very harmful.
   Eyes
May cause burning of eyes and flow of tears.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2017
Response guide