Refrigerating machines, containing Ammonia solutions (UN2073)

  • Refrigerating machines, containing Ammonia solutions (UN2672)
  • Refrigerating machines, containing non-flammable, liquefied gas
  • Refrigerating machines, containing non-flammable, non-poisonous, liquefied gas
  • Refrigerating machines, containing non-flammable, non-poisonous, non-corrosive, liquefied gas
  • Refrigerating machines, containing non-flammable, non-toxic, liquefied gas
  • Refrigerating machines, containing non-flammable, non-toxic, non-corrosive, liquefied gas
Formula
Not applicable
Description
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
2857
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
Prevent any 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 and vntilate the area.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use extinguishing agent suitable for type of surrounding fire.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily
Hazards
Vapors from liquefied gas are initially heavier than air and spread along ground.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Unlikely to occur.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause dizziness or asphyxiation without warning.
   Skin
Contact with gas or liquefied gas may cause burns, severe injury and/or frostbite.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   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. In case of contact with liquefied gas, thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water.

Transport.
UN number
2857
Response guide