Barium compounds, n.o.s


Barium is a chemical element with symbol Ba and atomic number 56. It is the fifth element in group 2 and is a soft, silvery alkaline earth metal. Because of its high chemical reactivity, barium is never found in nature as a free element. Its hydroxide, known in pre-modern times as baryta, does not occur as a mineral, but can be prepared by heating barium carbonate. The most common naturally occurring minerals of barium are barite (now called baryte) (barium sulfate, BaSO4) and witherite (barium carbonate, BaCO3), both insoluble in water. Wikipedia

Emergency Response Guide No. 154

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

6.1
Poisonous Material

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1564

(5) Packing Group Help

II

(6) Labels Help

Poisonous liquids PG I Zone A (6.1)

(1) Symbols Help


This entry is signed with "G". The letter "G" identifies proper shipping names for which one or more technical names of the hazardous material must be entered in parentheses, in association with the basic description. (See §172.203(k)).

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB8
IP2
IP4
T3
TP33

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions153see 49 CFR §173.153
(8B) Non-bulk212see 49 CFR §173.212
(8C) Bulk242see 49 CFR §173.242

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail25 kg
(9B) Cargo aircraft only100 kg

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other n/a

(3) Hazard Class

6.1
Poisonous Material

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1564

(5) Packing Group Help

III

(6) Labels Help

Poisonous liquids PG I Zone A (6.1)

(1) Symbols Help


This entry is signed with "G". The letter "G" identifies proper shipping names for which one or more technical names of the hazardous material must be entered in parentheses, in association with the basic description. (See §172.203(k)).

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB8
IP3
T1
TP33

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions153see 49 CFR §173.153
(8B) Non-bulk213see 49 CFR §173.213
(8C) Bulk240see 49 CFR §173.240

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail100 kg
(9B) Cargo aircraft only200 kg

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other n/a

Comparison View of Different Packing Groups

More than one packing group is indicated for this entry. Criteria for assignment see 49 CFR §173 Subpart D. You can find specific details in the tabs above. Differences are highlighted.

PG II PG III
1GG
2Barium compounds, n.o.sBarium compounds, n.o.s
36.16.1
4UN 1564UN 1564
5IIIII
66.16.1
7IB8, IP2, IP4, T3, TP33IB8, IP3, T1, TP33
8A153153
8B212213
8C242240
9A25 kg100 kg
9B100 kg200 kg
10AAA
10B n/a n/a

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

There are no restrictions with hazardous materials, as pointed out in the instructions for using the Segregation Table (see 49 CFR §177.848(e)). But please, refer to following requirements in 49 CFR §177 Subpart B (Loading and Unloading):
  • §177.834 - General requirements
  • §177.835 - Class 1 materials
  • §177.837 - Class 3 materials
  • §177.838 - Class 4 (flammable solid) materials, Class 5 (oxidizing) materials, and Division 4.2 (pyroforic liquid) materials.
  • §177.839 - Class 8 (corrosive) materials
  • §177.840 - Class 2 (gases) materials
  • §177.841 - Division 6.1 and Division 2.3 materials
  • §177.842 - Class 7 (radioactive) material
  • §177.843 - Contamination of vehicles.