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.

Vehicle, flammable gas po ==> Xylyl bromide, liquid

Name of MaterialGuideUN#ISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
Vehicle, flammable gas powered1283166
Vehicle, flammable liquid powered1283166
Vinyl acetate, stabilized129P1301
Vinyl bromide, stabilized116P1085
Vinyl butyrate, stabilized129P2838
Vinyl chloride, stabilized116P1086
Vinyl chloroacetate1552589
Vinyl ethyl ether, stabilized127P1302
Vinyl fluoride, stabilized116P1860
Vinyl isobutyl ether, stabilized127P1304
Vinyl methyl ether, stabilized116P1087
Vinylidene chloride, stabilized130P1303
Vinylpyridines, stabilized131P3073
Vinyltoluenes, stabilized130P2618
Vinyltrichlorosilane, stabilized155P1305
Water-reactive liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.1383129
Water-reactive liquid, n.o.s.1383148
Water-reactive liquid, poisonous, n.o.s.1393130
Water-reactive liquid, toxic, n.o.s.1393130
Water-reactive solid, corrosive, n.o.s.1383131
Water-reactive solid, flammable, n.o.s.1383132
Water-reactive solid, n.o.s.1382813
Water-reactive solid, oxidizing, n.o.s.1383133
Water-reactive solid, poisonous, n.o.s.1393134
Water-reactive solid, self-heating, n.o.s.1383135
Water-reactive solid, toxic, n.o.s.1393134
Wheelchair, electric, with batteries1543171
White asbestos1712590
White phosphorus, dry1361381
White phosphorus, in solution1361381
White phosphorus, molten1362447
White phosphorus, under water1361381
Wood preservatives, liquid1291306
Wool waste, wet1331387
Xenon, compressed1212036
Xenon, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid) 1202591
Xylenols, liquid1533430
Xylenols, solid1532261
Xylidines, liquid1531711
Xylidines, solid1531711
Xylidines, solid1533452
Xylyl bromide1521701
Xylyl bromide, liquid1521701

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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