Allyl propyl disulfide

CAS Number : 2179-59-1

WHMIS (Allyl propyl disulfide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2004-05-27
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  • Combustible liquid 1
  • flash point =58 °C open cup (non reported method)
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2
  • eye irritation

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-11

  • Flammable liquids - Category 33
    • Flash point = 56 °C (non reported method)
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 23 4
  • Skin sensitization - Category 13 4
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation3

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  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark


Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Both method and type of cup used to determine the flash point are not available in the consulted scientific litterature. However, the reported value has been estimated to be sufficiently reliable to classify the substance in a hazard category.


  • ▲1.  MSDS Allyl propyl disulfide. Oxford Chemicals. (2001).
  • ▲2.  American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 2010 TLVs and BEIs with 7th edition documentation CD-ROM. Cincinnati, OH : ACGIH. (2010). Publication 0111CD. [CD-120061]
  • ▲3.  American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Documentation of the threshold limit values and biological exposure indices / Documentation of TLV's and BEI's. 7th ed. Cincinnati, Ohio : ACGIH. (2001-). Publication #0100Doc. [RM-514008]
  • ▲4.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

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