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.

UN Numbers 1444 through 1499

UN#GuideName of MaterialISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
1444140Ammonium persulfate
1444140Ammonium persulphate
1445141Barium chlorate
1445141Barium chlorate, solid
1446141Barium nitrate
1447141Barium perchlorate
1447141Barium perchlorate, solid
1448141Barium permanganate
1449141Barium peroxide
1450141Bromates, inorganic, n.o.s.
1451140Caesium nitrate
1451140Cesium nitrate
1452140Calcium chlorate
1453140Calcium chlorite
1454140Calcium nitrate
1455140Calcium perchlorate
1456140Calcium permanganate
1457140Calcium peroxide
1458140Borate and Chlorate mixtures
1458140Chlorate and Borate mixtures
1459140Chlorate and Magnesium chloride mixture
1459140Chlorate and Magnesium chloride mixture, solid
1459140Magnesium chloride and Chlorate mixture
1459140Magnesium chloride and Chlorate mixture, solid
1461140Chlorates, inorganic, n.o.s.
1462143Chlorites, inorganic, n.o.s.
1463141Chromic acid, solid
1463141Chromium trioxide, anhydrous
1465140Didymium nitrate
1466140Ferric nitrate
1467143Guanidine nitrate
1467143Guanidine nitrate
1469141Lead nitrate
1470141Lead perchlorate
1470141Lead perchlorate, solid
1470141Lead perchlorate, solution
1471140Lithium hypochlorite mixture
1471140Lithium hypochlorite mixtures, dry
1471140Lithium hypochlorite, dry
1472143Lithium peroxide
1473140Magnesium bromate
1474140Magnesium nitrate
1475140Magnesium perchlorate
1476140Magnesium peroxide
1477140Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s.
1479140Oxidizing solid, n.o.s.
1481140Perchlorates, inorganic, n.o.s.
1482140Permanganates, inorganic, n.o.s.
1483140Peroxides, inorganic, n.o.s.
1484140Potassium bromate
1485140Potassium chlorate
1486140Potassium nitrate
1487140Potassium nitrate and Sodium nitrite mixture
1487140Sodium nitrite and Potassium nitrate mixture
1488140Potassium nitrite
1489140Potassium perchlorate
1490140Potassium permanganate
1490140Potassium permanganate
1491144Potassium peroxide
1492140Potassium persulfate
1492140Potassium persulphate
1493140Silver nitrate
1494141Sodium bromate
1495140Sodium chlorate
1496143Sodium chlorite
1498140Sodium nitrate
1499140Potassium nitrate and Sodium nitrate mixture
1499140Sodium nitrate and Potassium nitrate mixture

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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