WHMIS (Beryllium)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

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

    D2A, D2B

D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 1 2 3
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 1, ACGIH A1; chronic toxic effect : berylliosis
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2 4 5
  • skin sensitization in humans

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

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-02-27

  • Skin sensitization - Category 1A6 7 8 9 10
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A6 7 11
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 17 9 10 12

  • 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)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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