WHMIS (o-Anisidine)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 1993-03-20
  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1B, D2A

  • Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-21

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 23 4
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 22 5
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 22 6

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Suspected of causing cancer (H351)
May cause damage to organs (H371)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure


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  • ▲2.  Bureau européen des substances chimiques, European Union Risk Assessment Report: o-Anisidine. 32nd Priority List, Vol. 15. Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. (2002).
  • ▲3.  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
  • ▲4.  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Toxicological profile for Methyl Parathion. Atlanta, GA : ATSDR. (2001).   http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp48.pdf
  • ▲5.  ASHBY, J. et al., «THE NON-GENOTOXICITY TO RODENTS OF THE POTENT RODENT BLADDER CARCINOGENS O-ANISIDIEN AND P-CRESIDINE .» Mutation Research. Vol. 250, no. 1, p. 115-133. (1991). [AP-036824]
  • ▲6.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances

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