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.

Silicon tetrafluoride ==> Sodium hydrogen sulphate,

Name of MaterialGuideUN#ISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
Silicon tetrafluoride1251859Yes
Silicon tetrafluoride, compressed1251859Yes
Silver arsenite1511683
Silver cyanide1511684
Silver nitrate1401493
Silver picrate, wetted with not less than 30% water1131347
Sludge acid1531906
Smokeless powder for small arms1333178
Soda lime, with more than 4% Sodium hydroxide1541907
Sodium aluminate, solid1542812
Sodium aluminate, solution1541819
Sodium aluminum hydride1382835
Sodium ammonium vanadate1542863
Sodium arsanilate1542473
Sodium arsenate1511685
Sodium arsenite, aqueous solution1541686
Sodium arsenite, solid1512027
Sodium azide1531687
Sodium bisulfate, solution1542837
Sodium bisulphate, solution1542837
Sodium borohydride1381426
Sodium borohydride and Sodium hydroxide solution, with not more than 12% Sodium borohydride and not more than 40% Sodium hydroxide1573320
Sodium bromate1411494
Sodium cacodylate1521688
Sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate1403378
Sodium chlorate1401495
Sodium chlorate, aqueous solution1402428
Sodium chlorite1431496
Sodium chlorite, solution, with more than 5% available Chlorine1541908
Sodium chloroacetate1512659
Sodium cuprocyanide, solid1572316
Sodium cuprocyanide, solution1572317
Sodium cyanide1571689
Sodium cyanide, solid1571689
Sodium cyanide, solution1573414
Sodium dichloro-s-triazinetrione1402465
Sodium dichloroisocyanurate1402465
Sodium dinitro-o-cresolate, wetted with not less than 10% water1133369
Sodium dinitro-o-cresolate, wetted with not less than 15% water1131348
Sodium dinitro-ortho-cresolate, wetted1131348
Sodium dithionite1351384
Sodium fluoride1541690
Sodium fluoride, solid1541690
Sodium fluoride, solution1543415
Sodium fluoroacetate1512629
Sodium fluorosilicate1542674
Sodium hydride1381427
Sodium hydrogen sulfate, solution1542837

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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