WHMIS (Mesotartaric acid)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-09-02

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1 2
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1
    • Strong acid: pH of a saturated solution = 1.1
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 1
    • Strong acid: pH of a saturated solution = 1.1
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion


Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

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.


  • ▲1.  BGIA-Gestis, Information system on hazardous substances of the Berufsgenossenschaften. Sankt Augustin, Germany : Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut.   http://www.hvbg.de/e/bia/fac/stoffdb/index.html
  • ▲2.  Combustion and explosion characteristics of dusts : BIA-Report 13/97. Sankt Ausgustin, Allemagne. (1997). [MO-127954]

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