WHMIS (Emery (containing less than 1% quartz))

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-07

  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A1
    • Contains at least 0.1 % of a carcinogenic substance: crystalline silica
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


May cause cancer (H350)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Classification regarding carcinogenicity (H350) and specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H372) applies to a mixture untested for this criteria that contain at least 0.1% of a carcinogen (crystalline silica).


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