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.

Magnesium aluminum phosphide ==> Mercaptan mixture, liquid

Name of MaterialGuideUN#ISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
Magnesium aluminum phosphide1391419
Magnesium arsenate1511622
Magnesium bromate1401473
Magnesium chlorate1402723
Magnesium chloride and Chlorate mixture1401459
Magnesium chloride and Chlorate mixture, solid1401459
Magnesium chloride and Chlorate mixture, solution1403407
Magnesium diamide1352004
Magnesium diphenyl1352005
Magnesium fluorosilicate1512853
Magnesium granules, coated1382950
Magnesium hydride1382010
Magnesium nitrate1401474
Magnesium perchlorate1401475
Magnesium peroxide1401476
Magnesium phosphide1392011
Magnesium powder1381418
Magnesium silicide1382624
Magnesium silicofluoride1512853
Magnesium, in pellets, turnings or ribbons1381869
Magnetized material1712807
Maleic acid1562215
Maleic anhydride1562215
Maleic anhydride, molten1562215
Maneb preparation, stabilized1352968
Maneb preparation, with not less than 60% Maneb1352210
Maneb, stabilized1352968
Manganese nitrate1402724
Manganese resinate1331330
Matches, fusee1332254
Matches, safety1331944
Matches, strike anywhere1331331
Matches, wax vesta1331945
Medical waste, n.o.s.1583291
Medicine, liquid, flammable, poisonous, n.o.s.1313248
Medicine, liquid, flammable, toxic, n.o.s.1313248
Medicine, liquid, poisonous, n.o.s.1511851
Medicine, liquid, toxic, n.o.s.1511851
Medicine, solid, poisonous, n.o.s.1513249
Medicine, solid, toxic, n.o.s.1513249
Medicines, corrosive, liquid, n.o.s.1541760
Medicines, corrosive, solid, n.o.s.1541759
Medicines, flammable, liquid, n.o.s.1281993
Medicines, flammable, solid, n.o.s.1331325

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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