WHMIS (2-Ethylhexanoic acid)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2014-11-14

  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 11
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 1
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Not reviewed
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Not reviewed
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Not reviewed
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Not reviewed

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion


Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes serious eye damage (H318)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract
Acute toxicity - oral : Not available
Acute toxicity - dermal : Not available
Acute toxicity - inhalation : Not available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure : Not available

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This classification comes from an automated conversion of the classification established under the Controlled Products Regulations. The complete classification under the Hazardous Products Regulations will be determined at a later date.


  • ▲1.  Eastman Kodak Company, Initial submission : dermal corrosivity test of 2-ethylhexanoic acid in rabbits with cover letter dated 09/28/92. Rochester, N.Y. : Health and Environment Laboratories. (1986). Microfiche : OTS0555383, EPA/OTS; Doc #88-920009066

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