CUT BACKS (asphalt or bitumen)

UN Number: 1999

Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 1999

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1100 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour black
Odour tar odour

Transportation data

Package group II
Cargo group 33
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient
Family name miscell. hydroc. mixt
IMO class 3.2/3.3

Reactivity data

Acid(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 130

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 3-05

• 1 CLASS 3.1
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT BELOW -18°C Closed Cup., FLAMMABLE MATERIALS DISSOLVED IN FLAMMABLE SOLVENTS.
• 2 CLASS 3.2
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT BETWEEN -18°C AND 23°C Closed Cup., FLAMMABLE MATERIALS DISSOLVED IN FLAMMABLE SOLVENTS.
• 3 CLASS 3.3
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT BETWEEN 23°C AND 61°C Closed Cup., FLAMMABLE MATERIALS DISSOLVED IN FLAMMABLE SOLVENTS.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).

Spillage on deck

Collect spillage where practicable using absorbent material and dispose of overboard in a safe manner.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation. Collect spillage, where practicable, using absorbent material, for safe disposal.

Fire on deck

Use water spray or dry chemical. Do NOT use water jet. Keep adjacent receptacles cool with copious quantities of water.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation. Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective gloves and boots.
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

Remarks by UN no.

• PEFUMERY PRODUCTS (UN No. 1266), with flammable solvents.
• RUBBER SOLUTION (UN No. 1287)
• RESIN SOLUTION, flammable (UN No. 1866)
Self-contained breathing apparatus not necessary - use goggles for eye protection.

• NITROCELLULOSE SOLUTION, FLAMMABLE (UN No. 2059)
In fire situation, use water spray.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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