WHMIS (Ethyl methacrylate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

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

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21
    • Flash point = 15,6 °C Setaflash closed cup and boiling point = 118 °C
  • Skin sensitization - Category 12 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Physical hazards not otherwise classified (exploding bomb) - Category 19

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exploding bomb

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause an explosion through a vigorous reaction of polymerisation

Ingredient disclosure

References

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