WHMIS (Aluminum phosphide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-06-01
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B6

  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1A

B6
  • Reactive Flammable Material 1
  • emits a flammable gas: phosphine
D1A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects 2 3
  • acute lethality: LD50 oral (male rat) = 13,9 mg/kg

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

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

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 22 3
  • 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
  • Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Undefined category1 4
    • This hazard class has been assigned according to the information obtained from the consulted scientific literature, but it does not allow to specify the hazard category.

  • GHS pictogram : Flame

  • GHS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

Danger

Fatal if swallowed (H300)
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
Substances and Mixtures which, in Contact with Water, Emit Flammable Gases : Undefined hazard statement

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.  National Fire Protection Association, Fire protection guide to hazardous materials. 13th ed. Quincy, Mass. : NFPA. (2002). [RR-334001]
  • ▲2.  Kumar, O. et al., «Acute toxicity of aluminium phosphide following oral administration in rats.» Biomedical and Environmental Sciences. Vol. 11, no. 2, p. 179-186. (1998).
  • ▲3.  Batra, K., Taneja, O.P. et Khemani, L.D., «Acute oral toxicity of aluminium phosphide in male albino rats (Wistar).» Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 52, no. 5, p. 662-666. (1994).
  • ▲4.  Canada. Ministère des transports, Règlement sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses. Ottawa : Éditions du gouvernement du Canada. (2014). [RJ-410222]   http://www.tc.gc.ca/fra/tmd/clair-menu-497.htm
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