WHMIS (2,4-Dinitrochlorobenzene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-08-15

  • Self-reactive substances - Undefined category1 2
    • The required tests results prescribed in the Hazardous Products Regulations to assign a specific category is not available. The product is classified in an undefined category according to the hazards described in the scientific literature.
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 43 4 5
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 23 4
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 23
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 23
  • Skin sensitization - Category 1A3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 212
  • Physical hazards not otherwise classified (exploding bomb) - Category 12 13

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exploding bomb

Danger

Self-reactive substances : Undefined category
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Fatal in contact with skin (H310)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause damage to organs (H371)
May cause an explosion under conditions of schock and/or friction

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product could belong to the hazard class "Combustible dust", based on various factors related to the combustibility and explosiveness of its dust, including composition, shape and size of the particles.

References

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  • ▲3.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
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  • ▲8.  Basketter, D.A. et al., «Dinitrohalobenzenes : evaluation of relative skin sensitization potential using the local lymph node assay.» Contact Dermatitis. Vol. 36, no. 2, p. 97-100. (1997).
  • ▲9.  Adams, R.M. et al., «1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene as an algicide - Report of four cases of contact dermatitis.» Archives of Dermatology. Vol. 103, p. 191-193. (1971). [AP-019480]
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