WHMIS (Nickel sulfate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2003-11-11
  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1B, D2A, D2B

D1B
  • Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects 1
  • acute lethality: LD50 oral (rat) = 176 mg/kg
D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 1
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 3
  • skin sensitization in humans

Disclosure at 0,1% according to the Ingredient disclosure list

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-11

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 31 4
  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 15 6
  • Skin sensitization - Category 13
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A7
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1B8 9 10 11 12 13
    • Toxic to the development (Category 1B)
    • Toxic to the reproductive function (Category 2)
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 111

  • GHS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Toxic if swallowed (H301)
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

References

The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.