Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

This is an online version of the 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) which is produced by the USDOT for first responders during the initial phase of a Dangerous goods/Hazardous Materials incident. Have you ever wondered what those four digit numbers on the placards on the side of trucks and rail cars mean? Our online ERG will give you your answer.

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Name of MaterialGuideUN#ISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
Benzoyl chloride1371736
Benzyl bromide1561737
Benzyl chloride1561738
Benzyl chloroformate1371739
Benzyl iodide1562653
Benzylidene chloride1561886
Beryllium compound, n.o.s.1541566
Beryllium nitrate1412464
Beryllium powder1341567
beta-Naphthylamine, solid1531650
beta-Naphthylamine, solution1533411
Bhusa, wet, damp or contaminated with oil1331327
Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-diene, stabilized128P2251
Biological agents158----
Biological substance, category B1583373
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, flammable, poisonous1312782
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, flammable, toxic1312782
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, poisonous1513016
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, poisonous, flammable1313015
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, toxic1513016
Bipyridilium pesticide, liquid, toxic, flammable1313015
Bipyridilium pesticide, solid, poisonous1512781
Bipyridilium pesticide, solid, toxic1512781
Bisulfates, aqueous solution1542837
Bisulfites, aqueous solution, n.o.s.1542693
Bisulfites, inorganic, aqueous solution, n.o.s.1542693
Bisulphates, aqueous solution1542837
Bisulphites, aqueous solution, n.o.s.1542693
Bisulphites, inorganic, aqueous solution, n.o.s.1542693
Blasting agent, n.o.s.112----
Bleaching powder1402208
Blue asbestos1712212
Bombs, smoke, non-explosive, with corrosive liquid, without initiating device1532028
Borate and Chlorate mixtures1401458
Boron tribromide1572692Yes
Boron trichloride1251741Yes
Boron trifluoride1251008Yes
Boron trifluoride acetic acid complex1571742
Boron trifluoride acetic acid complex, liquid1571742
Boron trifluoride acetic acid complex, solid1573419
Boron trifluoride diethyl etherate1322604
Boron trifluoride dimethyl etherate1392965
Boron trifluoride propionic acid complex1571743
Boron trifluoride propionic acid complex, liquid1571743
Boron trifluoride propionic acid complex, solid1573420

Data Source for our online 2008 ERG

This information was compiled from the 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook (2008 ERG) which is produced by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

(Data last updated/verified: Oct. 2, 2011)

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