Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary
(UN Number, NA Number, DOT Number)
A four digit number representing a particular chemical or group of chemicals. These numbers are assigned by the United Nations (UN Numbers), the U.S. Department of Transportation (NA Numbers), or Transport Canada (NA Numbers). These numbers are commonly used throughout the world to aid in the quick identification of the materials contained within bulk containers (such as rail cars, semi-trailers and intermodal containers).
Citing this page
If you need to cite this page, you can copy this text:
Kenneth Barbalace. Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary - UN/NA Number. EnvironmentalChemistry.com. 1995 - 2019. Accessed on-line: 2/21/2019
Linking to this page
If you would like to link to this page from your website, blog, etc., copy and paste this link code (in red) and modify it to suit your needs:
<a href="https://EnvironmentalChemistry.com/yogi/chemistry/dictionary/U02.html">echo Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary (EnvironmentalChemistry.com)</a>- 'Contains definitions for most chemistry, environmental and other technical terms used on EnvironmentalChemistry.com as well as many other chemistry and environmental terms.
NOTICE: While linking to articles is encouraged, OUR ARTICLES MAY NOT BE COPIED TO OR REPUBLISHED ON ANOTHER WEBSITE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
PLEASE, if you like an article we published simply link to it on our website do not republish it.