Nitroglycerin, solution in alcohol, with more than 1% but not more than 5% Nitroglycerin

  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol, trinitrate
  • Nitroglycerol
  • Nitrocardin
  • Glyceryl trinitrate
  • Glycerin trinitrate
Formula
C3H5N3O9
Structure
Uses
Explosive. Medication

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
55-63-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-240-8
EC Index Number
603-034-00-X
EC Class
Explosive; Very toxic; Danger of cumulative effects; Dangerous for the Environment
RTECS
QX2100000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2064
Merck
12,8913
Beilstein/Gmelin
1802063
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02762
RCRA
P081
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H5N3O9
Viscosity
156.49 cp (0.5 C)
Heat of fusion
4.9 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-1552 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE ignition sources and ground all equipment. Flush area with flooding quantities of water.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use plenty of water - FLOOD it! If water is not available, use carbon dioxide,dry chemical or dirt.
Hazards
DRIED OUT material may explode if exposed to heat, flame, friction orshock; Treat as an explosive.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
4
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
May be toxic if inhaled, igestioned or on contact..
   Skin
Can be absorbed through the skin. May cause burns. See inhalation.
   Eyes
May cause burns. See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Treat ingestions of greater than 40 milligrams per kilogram with decontamination of the stomach if within 4 hours of ingestion. Administer charcoal as a slurry.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2064
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
II
 
USCG CHRIS Code
NTG
 
Std. Transport #
4910310