WHMIS (2-Bromopropane)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-19

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21
    • Flash point = 19 °C Setaflash closed cup and boiling point = 59 °C
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1A2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    • Toxic to the reproductive function
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 12 3 5 8 9 10

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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  • ▲3.  National Library of Medicine, The Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB). Hamilton (Ont.) : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.   http://www.ccohs.ca/
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