WHMIS (Kerosene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2004-07-13
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B3

  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2B

B3
  • Combustible liquid 1
  • flash point >37.8 °C but <93.3 °C closed cup (non reported method)
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 1
  • skin irritation in animals

Disclosure at 1,0% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-02-02

  • Flammable liquids - Category 32
    • Flash point = 38 °C to 52°C (non reported method)
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 23 4 5
  • Aspiration hazard - Category 14
    • Liquid hydrocarbon with a kinematic viscosity of 1.5 - 2.5 mm2/s at 20 °C

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways (H304)

Ingredient disclosure

References

  • ▲1.  Institut Canadien des Produits Petroliers, CPPI WHMIS classification guidelines product/Stream toxicology testing priority list. Ottawa : ICPP. (1990). 90-10. [MO-015764]
  • ▲2.  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]   http://www.acgih.org
  • ▲3.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
  • ▲4.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/cheminfo/search.html
  • ▲5.  Concawe's Petroleum Products and Health Management Groups, Kerosines / jet fuels. Product dossier / Concawe. Bruxelles : CONCAWE. (1995). 94/106. [MO-018761]

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