WHMIS (Butyl glycidyl ether)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2018-04-20

  • Flammable liquids - Category 31
    • Flash point = 56 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3 4 5
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 36
  • Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 27 19
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 27 19

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (H361)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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