WHMIS (Chromium)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader

Uncontrolled product according to WHMIS classification criteria

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

Comments: The chemical identity and the concentration of this ingredient must be disclosed on the MSDS if it is present in a concentration equal to or greather than 0.1 % in a controlled product.

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-03

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1 2 3

Signal word, hazard statement and pictogram may be required

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.


  • ▲1.  Vincoli, J.W., Risk management for hazardous chemicals : A-F. Vol. 1. Boca Raton : Lewis Publishers. (1997). [RM-515112]
  • ▲2.  Lewis Sr., R.J., Hazardous chemicals desk reference. 6 éd. Hoboken (New Jersey) : John Wiley & Sons Inc. (2008). [RM-515053]   www.wiley.com
  • ▲3.  Ash, M. et Ash, I., Specialty Chemicals Source Book. Synapse Information Resources, Vol. 1, 4th Ed. N.Y. : Endicott. (2009). [RS-402000]   http://www.synapseinfo.com/

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