WHMIS (Aluminum bromide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2001-08-20
  • WHMIS pictogram : Corrosion


  • WHMIS pictogram : Test tube with sparks or lines coming out of the tube surrounded by a letter


  • Corrosive Material 1
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 8
  • Dangerously Reactive Material 2
  • reacts vigorously with water releasing a very toxic gas: Hydrogen bromide

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-03-01

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 43
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 32 4
    • Releases a toxic gas upon contact with water: Hydrogen bromide
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 11 5
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 11 5
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation5

  • GHS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • GHS pictogram : Corrosion

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
On contact with water releases gases which are toxic if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: There are no data available for aluminium bromide regarding its irritation or corrosion ability. However, it forms on contact with water a corrosive substance: Hydrogen bromide.


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