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Name of Material Index

Green Highlighted Entries in Blue Pages

For entries highlighted in green follow these steps:

  • If there is no fire:
    • Go directly to Table 1 (green bordered pages)
    • Look up the ID number and name of material
    • Identify initial isolation and protective action distances
  • if a fire is involved:
    • Also consult the assigned orange guide
    • If applicable, apply the evacuation information shown under Public Safety

NOTE 1: If the name in Table 1 is shown with "(when spilled in water)", these materials produce large amounts of Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TIH) (PIH in the US) gases when spilled in water. Some Water Reactive materials are also TIH materials themselves (e.g., Bromine trifluoride (UN1746), Thionyl chloride (UN1836), etc.). In these instances, two entries are provided in Table 1 for land-based and water-based spills. If the Water Reactive material is not a TIH and this material is not spilled in water, Table 1 and Table 2 do NOT apply and safety distances will be found within the appropriate orange guide.

NOTE 2: Explosives are not individually listed by their name because in an emergency situation, the response will be based only on the division of the explosive, not on the individual explosive.

For divisions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.5, refer to Guide 112.

For divisions 1.4 and 1.6, refer to Guide 114.

Name of Material Guide No. ID No. WRM CWA TIH
Carbon monoxide1191016  TIH image
Carbon monoxide, compressed1191016  TIH image
Carbon monoxide, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid)1689202  TIH image
Carbon monoxide and Hydrogen mixture, compressed1192600  TIH image
Carbon tetrabromide1512516   
Carbon tetrachloride1511846   
Carbonyl fluoride1252417  TIH image
Carbonyl fluoride, compressed1252417  TIH image
Carbonyl sulfide1192204  TIH image
Carbonyl sulphide1192204  TIH image
Castor beans, meal, pomace or flake1712969   
Caustic alkali liquid, n.o.s.1541719   
Caustic potash, solid1541813   
Caustic potash, solution1541814   
Caustic soda, solid1541823   
Caustic soda, solution1541824   
Cells, containing Sodium1383292   
Celluloid, in blocks, rods, rolls, sheets, tubes, etc., except scrap1332000   
Celluloid, scrap1352002   
Cerium, slabs, ingots or rods1701333   
Cerium, turnings or gritty powder1383078   
Cesium hydroxide1572682   
Cesium hydroxide, solution1542681   
Cesium nitrate1401451   
CG1251076 Chemical Warfare Agent image 
Chemical kit1541760   
Chemical kit1713316   
Chemical sample, poisonous1513315   
Chemical sample, toxic1513315   
Chemical under pressure, corrosive, n.o.s.1253503   
Chemical under pressure, flammable, corrosive, n.o.s.1183505   
Chemical under pressure, flammable, n.o.s.1153501   
Chemical under pressure, flammable, poisonous, n.o.s.1193504   
Chemical under pressure, flammable, toxic, n.o.s.1193504   
Chemical under pressure, n.o.s.1263500   
Chemical under pressure, poisonous, n.o.s.1233502   
Chemical under pressure, toxic, n.o.s.1233502   
Chloral, anhydrous, stabilized1532075   
Chlorate and Borate mixture1401458   
Chlorate and Magnesium chloride mixture1401459   
Chlorate and Magnesium chloride mixture, solid1401459   
Chlorate and Magnesium chloride mixture, solution1403407   
Chlorates, inorganic, aqueous solution, n.o.s.1403210   
Chlorates, inorganic, n.o.s.1401461   
Chloric acid, aqueous solution, with not more than 10% Chloric acid1402626   
Chlorine1241017  TIH image
Chlorine, adsorbed1733520  TIH image
Chlorine dioxide, hydrate, frozen1439191Water Reactive Material image  
Chlorine pentafluoride1242548  TIH image
Chlorine trifluoride1241749  TIH image
Chlorite solution1541908   
Chlorites, inorganic, n.o.s.1431462   
Chloroacetaldehyde1532232  TIH image
Chloroacetic acid, molten1533250   
Chloroacetic acid, solid1531751   
Chloroacetic acid, solution1531750   
Chloroacetone, stabilized1311695  TIH image
Chloroacetonitrile1312668  TIH image
Chloroacetophenone, liquid1533416   
Chloroacetophenone, solid1531697   
Chloroacetyl chloride1561752Water Reactive Material image TIH image
Chloroanilines, liquid1522019   
Chloroanilines, solid1522018   
Chlorobenzyl chlorides1532235   
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