WHMIS (Zinc yellow)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader

The classification of this product has not been validated yet by the Service du répertoire toxicologique

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-02-24

  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 11
  • Skin sensitization - Category 11
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A2 3

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)

Comments: This classification is based on all available data for insoluble hexavalent chromium (Cr VI) compounds.


  • ▲1.  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Kommission zur Prüfung Gesundheitsschädlicher Arbeitsstoffe, Occupational toxicants : critical data evaluation for MAK values and classification of carcinogens. Weinheim; New York : VCH. (1991-). [MO-020680]   www.wiley-vch.de
  • ▲2.  American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Documentation of the threshold limit values and biological exposure indices / Documentation of TLV's and BEI's. 7th ed. Cincinnati, Ohio : ACGIH. (2001-). Publication #0100Doc. [RM-514008]   http://www.acgih.org
  • ▲3.  IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Chromium, nickel and welding. IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans, Vol. 49. Lyon : International Agency for Research on Cancer. (1990). [MO-015204]   http://www.iarc.fr

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