What is the hazard class of gasoline?

What is the hazard class of gasoline?

Hazard Class 3
ORM-D or limited quantity only (dependent on flashpoint). Gasoline and items containing gasoline or gasoline fumes are always prohibited.

What are the two hazards that apply to gasoline?

Eye contact.

  • Inhalation: Can irritate the nose and throat.
  • Skin Contact: May cause mild irritation.
  • Eye Contact: Not irritating.
  • Ingestion: Can irritate the mouth, throat and stomach.
  • Effects of Long-Term (Chronic) Exposure: Can cause dry, red, cracked skin (dermatitis) following skin contact.

Is gasoline considered a hazardous material?

Guidance: Gasoline is a listed hazardous material in the table found at 49 CFR 172.101.

Is gasoline combustible or flammable?

Gasoline is termed Flammable because of its Low Flashpoint and High Vapor Density. Kerosene and Diesel Fuel are termed Combustible because their Flashpoint is greater than 100 degrees F. Gasoline produces ignitable vapors that are 3 to 4 times heavier than air and can travel for great distances along the ground.

Which category is the least hazardous?

Physical Hazards

Hazard Class Associated Hazard Category
Explosives Divisions 1.1-1.6 (with 1.1 being the most hazardous, 1.6 the least hazardous)
Flammable gases Categories 1 and 2
Flammable aerosols Categories 1 and 2
Oxidizing gases Category 1

Is gasoline corrosive to metal?

In gasoline with a water content of 80 ppm or less, the rate of corrosion on carbon steel is 0.001 mm/year; in those with a water content of 200 ppm – corrosion rate is as high as 0.4 mm/year [1]. This creates favorable conditions for electrochemical corrosion in a given environment.

What is the warning labels of gasoline?

Clear liquid; distinctive odor. Irritating to eyes/skin/respiratory tract. Also Causes: dizziness, drunkenness, unconsciousness.

Is gasoline hazardous to health?

Many harmful effects of gasoline are due to individual chemicals in gasoline, mainly BTEX, that are present in small amounts. Breathing small amounts of gasoline vapors can lead to nose and throat irritation, headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, confusion and breathing difficulties.

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