WHMIS (Formol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-07-28

  • Flammable liquids - Category 31 2
    • Flash point = 50 °C closed cup (non reported method)
  • Corrosive to metals - Category 13
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 44 5 6 7 8 9
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 37 8 9 10
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 25 7 8 9 11
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 25 8 9
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 15 9 10 12
  • Skin sensitization - Category 1A5 9 10 12 13
  • Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 25
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A13 14
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1B5
    • Contains 16% of a substance that is toxic to reproduction: methyl alcohol
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 2
    • Contains 16% of a substance that is toxic to specific target organ: methyl alcohol
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation7 12 13
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (narcotic effects) - Category 3 - Narcotic effect
    • Contains 16% of a substance that may cause drowsiness: methyl alcohol

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
May be corrosive to metals (H290)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Toxic in contact with skin (H311)
Fatal if inhaled (H330)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye damage (H318)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341)
May cause cancer (H350)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
May cause damage to organs (H371)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)
May cause drowsinesss or dizziness (H336)

Ingredient disclosure

References

The [number] refers to the Information SST database of the CNESST Documentation Center.