Liquefied gas (nonflammable)

  • Liquefied gases, non-flammable, charged with Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide or Air
Formula
Not applicable
Description
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
1058
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles. Always wear thermal protective clothing when handling refrigerated/cryogenic liquids.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Make no contact with the spilled material. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Do not direct water at spill or source of leak. If possible, turn leaking containers so that gas escapes rather than liquid. Allow substance to evaporate. Ventilate the area.

Fire.
Fire fighting
To extinguish, use media most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-flammable gas.
Hazards
Vapors from liquefied gas are initially heavier than air and spread along ground.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause dizziness or asphyxiation without warning.
   Skin
Contact with liquefied gas may cause frostbite.
   Eyes
See Skin.

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. In case of contact with liquefied gas, thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1058
Response guide
Hazard class
2.2