WHMIS (Acetone)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2011-06-23
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B2

  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2B

B2
  • Flammable Liquid 1
  • flash point = -20 °C closed cup (non reported method)
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2 3
  • eye irritation in animals

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-02-25

  • Flammable liquids - Category 24
    • Flash point = -20 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 56 °C
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A5

  • GHS pictogram : Flame

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

Ingredient disclosure

References

  • ▲1.  National Fire Protection Association, Fire protection guide to hazardous materials. 13th ed. Quincy, Mass. : NFPA. (2002). [RR-334001]
  • ▲2.  Smyth, H.F. et al., «Range-finding toxicity data : List VI.» American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 23, p. 95-107. (1962). [AP-041987]
  • ▲3.  Carpenter, C.P. et Smyth, H.F., «Chemical burns of the rabbit cornea.» American Journal of Ophthalmology. Vol. 29, p. 1363-1372. (1946). [AP-021658]
  • ▲4.  National Fire Protection Association, Fire protection guide to hazardous materials. 14th ed. Quincy, Mass. : NFPA. (2010). [RR-334001]
  • ▲5.  Centre d'écologie et de toxicologie de l'industrie chimique européenne, Eye irritation reference chemicals data bank. Technical report / ECETOC; 48(2), 2nd ed. Bruxelles : ECETOC. (1998). [MO-028217]   http://www.ecetoc.org

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