1,2-Dichloroethylene

CAS Number : 540-59-0

WHMIS (Acetylene dichloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-03

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21
    • Flash point = 2 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 48°C
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A2 3

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Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

Ingredient disclosure

References

  • ▲1.  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards. Washington, D.C. : NIOSH. (2010-). [RM-514001]   http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/
  • ▲2.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/cheminfo/search.html
  • ▲3.  Duprat, P., Delsaut, L. et Gradiski, D., «Pouvoir irritant des principaux solvants chlorés aliphatiques sur la peau et les muqueuses oculaires du lapin.» European Journal of Toxicology. Vol. 9, no. 3, p. 171-177. (1976). [AP-018906]

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