WHMIS (Ethylidene norbornene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-06

  • Flammable liquids - Category 31
    • Flash point = 38,3 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 42 3 4 5
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 23 5
  • Skin sensitization - Category 1B6

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

Warning

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Harmful if inhaled (H332)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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  • ▲2.  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
  • ▲3.  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
  • ▲4.  Kinkead E.R. et al., «The Mammalian Toxicity of Ethylidenenorbonene [5-Ethylidenebicyclo(2,2,1)hept-2-ene].» Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 20, p. 250-259. (1971). [AP-022071]
  • ▲5.  Ballantyne B., Myers R.C. et Klonne D.R., «Comparative Acute Toxicity and Primary Irritancy of the Ethylidene and Vinyl Isomers of Norbornene.» Journal of Applied Toxicology. Vol. 17, no. 4, p. 211-221. (1997). [AP-000491]
  • ▲6.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances

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