WHMIS (Ammonium chloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2008-03-04
  • WHMIS pictogram :


  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 1
  • eye irritation in animals

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-27

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3 4
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 23 4 5
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below6

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product could belong to the hazard class "Combustible dust", based on various factors related to the combustibility and explosiveness of its dust, including composition, shape and size of the particles.


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  • ▲2.  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, RTECS (Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances). Hamilton (Ont) : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/rtecs/search.html
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