Zirconium tetrachloride

CAS Number : 10026-11-6

WHMIS (Zirconium tetrachloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2004-08-11
  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1B

  • WHMIS pictogram : Corrosion

    E

  • WHMIS pictogram : Test tube with sparks or lines coming out of the tube surrounded by a letter

    F

D1B
  • Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects 1
  • acute lethality: LD50 oral (mice) = 440 mg/kg
E
  • Corrosive Material 2
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 8
F
  • Dangerously Reactive Material 3 4
  • reacts vigorously with water releasing a very toxic gas: hydrogen chloride

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-19

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 45 6
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 37 8 9
    • Releases a toxic gas upon contact with water: HCl
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 15 6 7
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 15 6 7
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 15 6 7

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Harmful if swallowed (H302)
On contact with water releases gases which are toxic if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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