Nitrocellulose, plasticized with not less than 18 percent plasticizing substance, by mass

Nitrocellulose (also known as cellulose nitrate, flash paper, flash cotton, guncotton, and flash string) is a highly flammable compound formed by nitrating cellulose through exposure to nitric acid or another powerful nitrating agent. When used as a propellant or low-order explosive, it was originally known as guncotton. Partially nitrated cellulose has found uses as a plastic film and in inks and wood coatings. In 1862, the first man-made plastic, nitrocellulose (branded Parkesine), was created by Alexander Parkes from cellulose treated with nitric acid and a solvent. In 1868, American inventor John Wesley Hyatt developed a plastic material he named Celluloid, improving on Parkes' invention by plasticizing the nitrocellulose with camphor so it could be processed into finished form and used as a photographic film. Wikipedia

Emergency Response Guide No. !

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class


(4) Identification number Help

UN 0343

(5) Packing Group Help


(6) Labels Help

Explosives (1.3C)

Compatibility group of explosives - Description of substances or article to be classified

Group: C

Propellant explosive substance or other deflagrating explosive substance or article containing such explosive substance.

Source: 49 CFR §173.52

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

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

(8A) ExceptionsNone
(8B) Non-bulk62see 49 CFR §173.62
(8C) BulkNone

(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.

red May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.
green Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.
yellow Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.