WHMIS (Limonene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification (Controlled Products Regulations)
Update: 2005-11-03
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  • Combustible liquid 1
  • flash point = 45 °C closed cup (non reported method)
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2
  • skin irritation in animals; skin sensitization in humans

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

Comments: Limonene itself is not a skin sensitizer by  but some of its oxidation products are known skin sensitizers.


  • ▲1.  National Fire Protection Association, Fire protection guide to hazardous materials. 13th ed. Quincy, Mass. : NFPA. (2002). [RR-334001]
  • ▲2.  «L-Limonene.» Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, p. 809. (1978). [AP-037097]

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