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 1580 through 1638

UN#GuideName of MaterialISO
Current as of: Oct. 2, 2011
1581123Chloropicrin and Methyl bromide mixtureYes
1581123Methyl bromide and Chloropicrin mixtureYes
1582119Chloropicrin and Methyl chloride mixtureYes
1582119Methyl chloride and Chloropicrin mixtureYes
1583154Chloropicrin mixture, n.o.s.Yes
1585151Copper acetoarsenite
1586151Copper arsenite
1587151Copper cyanide
1588157Cyanides, inorganic, n.o.s.
1588157Cyanides, inorganic, solid, n.o.s.
1589125Cyanogen chloride, stabilizedYes
1590153Dichloroanilines, liquid
1590153Dichloroanilines, solid
1593160Methylene chloride
1594152Diethyl sulfate
1594152Diethyl sulphate
1595156Dimethyl sulfateYes
1595156Dimethyl sulphateYes
1597152Dinitrobenzenes, liquid
1597152Dinitrobenzenes, solid
1599153Dinitrophenol, solution
1600152Dinitrotoluenes, molten
1601151Disinfectant, solid, poisonous, n.o.s.
1601151Disinfectant, solid, toxic, n.o.s.
1601151Disinfectants, solid, n.o.s. (poisonous)
1602151Dye intermediate, liquid, poisonous, n.o.s.
1602151Dye intermediate, liquid, toxic, n.o.s.
1602151Dye, liquid, poisonous, n.o.s.
1602151Dye, liquid, toxic, n.o.s.
1603155Ethyl bromoacetate
1605154Ethylene dibromideYes
1606151Ferric arsenate
1607151Ferric arsenite
1608151Ferrous arsenate
1610159Halogenated irritating liquid, n.o.s.
1611151Hexaethyl tetraphosphate
1611151Hexaethyl tetraphosphate, liquid
1611151Hexaethyl tetraphosphate, solid
1612123Hexaethyl tetraphosphate and compressed gas mixtureYes
1613154Hydrocyanic acid, aqueous solution, with less than 5% Hydrogen cyanide
1613154Hydrocyanic acid, aqueous solution, with not more than 20% Hydrogen cyanideYes
1613154Hydrogen cyanide, aqueous solution, with not more than 20% Hydrogen cyanideYes
1614152Hydrogen cyanide, stabilized (absorbed) Yes
1616151Lead acetate
1617151Lead arsenates
1618151Lead arsenites
1620151Lead cyanide
1621151London purple
1622151Magnesium arsenate
1623151Mercuric arsenate
1624154Mercuric chloride
1625141Mercuric nitrate
1626157Mercuric potassium cyanide
1627141Mercurous nitrate
1629151Mercury acetate
1630151Mercury ammonium chloride
1631154Mercury benzoate
1634154Mercuric bromide
1634154Mercurous bromide
1634154Mercury bromides
1636154Mercuric cyanide
1636154Mercury cyanide
1637151Mercury gluconate
1638151Mercury iodide

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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