Trinitrophenol, wetted or Picric acid, wetted with not less than 30 % water, by mass

 

WHMIS (Trinitrophenol, wetted or Picric acid, wetted with not less than 30 % water, by mass)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-25

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 31 2
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 11
    • Strong acid: pH of a saturated solution = 1.2
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 11
    • Forms a corrosive substance upon contact with water: 1.2
  • Skin sensitization - Category 11 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Physical hazards not otherwise classified (flame) - Category 19 10
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

Danger

Toxic if swallowed (H301)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
Solid desensitized explosive
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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  • ▲6.  Sulzberger, M.B. et Wise, F., «Drug eruptions. II. Dermatitis eczematosa due to drugs.» Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology. Vol. 28, no. 4, p. 461-474. (1933).
  • ▲7.  Chase, M.W. et Maguire Jr., H.C., «Picric acid hypersensitivity : cross- reactivity and cellular transfer [Abstract].» Clinical Research. Vol. 29, p. 638. (1972).
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