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.
|Name of Material||Guide||UN#||ISO|
|Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011|
|Genetically modified micro-organisms||171||3245|
|Genetically modified organisms||171||3245|
|Hafnium powder, dry||135||2545|
|Hafnium powder, wetted with not less than 25% water||170||1326|
|Halogenated irritating liquid, n.o.s.||159||1610|
|Hay, wet, damp or contaminated with oil||133||1327|
|Hazardous waste, liquid, n.o.s.||171||3082|
|Hazardous waste, solid, n.o.s.||171||3077|
|Heat producing article||171||8038|
|Heating oil, light||128||1202|
|Helium, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid)||120||1963|
|Hexaethyl tetraphosphate and compressed gas mixture||123||1612||Yes|
|Hexaethyl tetraphosphate, liquid||151||1611|
|Hexaethyl tetraphosphate, solid||151||1611|
|Hexafluoroacetone hydrate, liquid||151||2552|
|Hexafluoroacetone hydrate, solid||151||3436|
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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