WHMIS (Acetaldehyde)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-08-03
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B2

  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A

B2
  • Flammable Liquid 1
  • flash point = -38°C closed cup (non reported method)
D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2 3 4
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 2B

Disclosure at 0,1% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-03-10

  • Flammable liquids - Category 11
    • Flash point = -38 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 21°C
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 45 6
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 26 7
  • Skin sensitization - Category 1B7 8
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1B4 7 9
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation6 7

  • GHS pictogram : Flame

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • GHS pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Extremely flammable liquid and vapour (H224)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

References

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