WHMIS (Propionaldehyde)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-28

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21
    • Flash point = -30 °C Cleveland closed cup and boiling point = 49 °C
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3 4
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 42 3 4 5
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 22 3
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A2 3 4
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation2

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Harmful if inhaled (H332)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

References

  • ▲1.  National Fire Protection Association, Fire protection guide to hazardous materials. 14th ed. Quincy, Mass. : NFPA. (2010). [RR-334001]
  • ▲2.  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
  • ▲3.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
  • ▲4.  Smyth, H.F. Jr., Carpenter, C.P. et Weil, C.S., «Range-finding toxicity data : list IV.» Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 4, p. 119-122. (1951). [AP-060583]
  • ▲5.  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, RTECS (Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances). Hamilton (Ont) : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/rtecs/search.html

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