WHMIS (Kaolin)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-06-13
  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A

D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects
  • untested mixture that may contain at least 0.1% of a carcinogen (crysitalline silica); untested mixture that may contain at least 1.0% of a product causing chronic toxicity (crysitalline silica)
WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-09-09

  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A
    • Contains 0.1% of a carcinogenic substance: crystalline silica
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 11 2

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

May cause cancer (H350)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Classification regarding specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H372) applies to an untested mixture that may contain at least 1% of a product causing chronic toxicity (crystalline silica).

References

  • ▲1.  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
  • ▲2.  International Programme on Chemical Safety, Environmental Health Criteria 231: BENTONITE, KAOLIN, AND SELECTED CLAY MINERALS. Gnève : World Health Organization. (2005). [MO-128657]   http://www.inchem.org/documents/ehc/ehc/ehc231.htm

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