WHMIS (Cinnamyl alcohol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-12

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)

Ingredient disclosure


  • ▲1.  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
  • ▲2.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/cheminfo/search.html
  • ▲3.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
  • ▲4.  Larsen, W.G., «Perfume dermatitis - a study of 20 patients.» Archives of Dermatology. Vol. 113, p. 623-626. (1977). [AP-024193]
  • ▲5.  Letizia, C. S. et al., «Fragrance material review on cinnamyl alcohol.» Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 43, p. 837-866. (2005).
  • ▲6.  Robinson, M.K. et al., «A review of the Buehler guinea pig skin sensitization test and its use in a risk assessment process for human skin sensitization.» Toxicology. Vol. 61, p. 91-107. (1990). [AP-029449]
  • ▲7.  Bickers, D. et al., «A toxicologic and dermatologic assessment of cinnamyl alcohol, cinnamaldehyde and cinnamic acid when used as fragance ingredients.» Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 43, no. 6, p. 799-836. (2005).
  • ▲8.  Buckley, D.A. et al., «Fragrance as an occupational allergen.» Occupational Medicine. Vol. 52, no. 1, p. 13-16. (2002). [AP-062109]
  • ▲9.  Greim, H., Essential MAK Value Documentations from the MAK-Collection for Occupational Health and Safety. Allemagne : Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. (2006). [MO-004572]   www.wiley-vch.de
  • ▲10.  Senma, M. et al., «Studies on the cutaneous sensitization reaction of guinea pigs to purified aromatic chemicals.» Acta Dermato-Venereologica. Vol. 58, no. 2, p. 121-124. (1978).
  • ▲11.  Meding, B., «Skin symptoms among workers in a spice factory.» Contact Dermatitis. Vol. 29, p. 202-205. (1993).
  • ▲12.  Nixon, R., «Cinnamon allergy in a baker.» Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Vol. 36, p. 41. (1995). [AP-050995]

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