Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
3374
(2)Proper Shipping Name
ACETYLENE, SOLVENT FREE
(3)Class or division
2.1
(4)Subsidiary risks
-
(5)Packing group
-
(6)Special provisions
-
(7a)Limited quantities
0
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
-
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
-
(14)Tank provisions
-
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: D
SW1
Protected from sources of heat.
SW2
Clear of living quarters.
(16b)Segregation
SG46
Stow "separated from" chlorine.
Properties and Observations

Flammable gas with slight odour. Explosive limits: 2.1 to 80%. Lighter than air. (0.907). Acetylene without solvent Rough handling and exposure to local heating should be avoided, since these conditions may result in delayed explosion. Empty cylinders should be carried with the same precautions as filled cylinders.

Package labels and marks
2.1
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.