WHMIS (Pectin)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2001-09-28
  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A

D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 1 2
  • respiratory tract sensitization in humans

Disclosure at 1,0% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2014-11-14

  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 1
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Not reviewed
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Not reviewed
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Not reviewed
  • Reproductive toxicity (lactation) - Effects on or via lactation : Not reviewed
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Not reviewed

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard

Warning

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
Acute toxicity - oral : Not available
Acute toxicity - dermal : Not available
Acute toxicity - inhalation : Not available
Effects on or via lactation : Not available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure : Not available

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This classification comes from an automated conversion of the classification established under the Controlled Products Regulations. The complete classification under the Hazardous Products Regulations will be determined at a later date.

References

  • ▲1.  Jaakkola, M.S. et al., «Asthma caused by occupational exposure to pectin.» Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 100, no. 4, p. 575-576. (1997).
  • ▲2.  Kraut, A. et al., «Christmas candy maker's asthma IgG4-mediated pectin allergy.» Chest. Vol. 102, no. 5, p. 1605-1607. (1992). [AP-039766]

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