Methyl isothiocyanate


Methyl isothiocyanate is the organosulfur compound with the formula CH3N=C=S. This low melting colorless solid is a powerful lachrymator. As a precursor to a variety of valuable bioactive compounds, it is the most important organic isothiocyanate in industry. Wikipedia

Substance Data

Source: TOXNET (HSDB, 24.05.2019)

CAS-Number

556-61-6

Flash Point

n/a

Boiling Point

n/a

Emergency Response Guide No. 131

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

6.1
Poisonous Material

(4) Identification number Help

UN 2477

(5) Packing Group Help

I

(6) Labels Help

Poisonous liquids PG I Zone A (6.1) Flammable liquids (3)

(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.
2
B9
B14
B32
T20
TP2
TP13
TP38
TP45

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

(8A) ExceptionsNone
(8B) Non-bulk227see 49 CFR §173.227
(8C) Bulk244see 49 CFR §173.244

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/railForbidden
(9B) Cargo aircraft onlyForbidden

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

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.

Substances with similar name

UN-NumberNameHazard Class
UN 2477Methyl isothiocyanate6.1