WHMIS (Arsenic selenide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 1993-03-20
  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A

D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 1

Disclosure at 0,1% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-28

  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A1 2
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 1

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

May cause cancer (H350)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Comments: Classifications regarding specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H372) is based on all available data for selenium and selenium compounds as sodium selenate.

References

  • ▲1.  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
  • ▲2.  IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, A Review of Human Carcinogens: Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts. IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans, Vol. 100C. Lyon : International Agency for Research on Cancer. (2012).   http://monographs.iarc.fr/
    http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol100C/mono100C.pdf

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