WHMIS (Beryllium (powder))

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-02-03
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B4

  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1A, D2A, D2B

B4
  • Flammable Solid 1
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 4.1
D1A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects 1
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 6.1 group II
D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2 3 4
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 1, ACGIH A1; chronic toxic effect : berylliosis
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 3 5 6
  • skin sensitization in humans

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

Comments: There is a different classification for beryllium (metal). For more details, consult this product.

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-27

  • Skin sensitization - Category 1A7 8 9 10 11
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A7 8 12
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 18 10 11 13
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1
  • Flammable solids - Undefined category1
    • This hazard class has been assigned according to the information obtained from the consulted scientific literature, but it does not allow to specify the hazard category.

  • GHS pictogram : Flame

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)
Flammable Solids : Undefined hazard statement

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product belongs to the hazard class "Combustible dust" if 5% or more by weight of its composition has a particle size < 500 µm.

References

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