WHMIS (Lead acetate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-01

  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1B1 2 3
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1A4 5 6 7 8 9
    • Toxic to the reproductive function
    • Toxic to the development
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 14 5 9

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


May cause cancer (H350)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: The toxicity of inorganic lead compounds is related to the presence of Pb2 + ion. Thus, the classification is based on the toxicity of this ion and takes account of the data available for all inorganic lead compounds.


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