WHMIS (2-Bromocaproic acid)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-08-01

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 41
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 21
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 21
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 21

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Harmful in contact with skin (H312)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Available data indicate that the LD50 of 2-Bromocaproic acid is less than 1370 mg/kg and more than 137 mg/kg. Dermal acute toxicity (H312) classification was established with 1370 mg/kg.


  • ▲1.  Eastman Kodak, Initial Submission: Basic Toxicity Study With Alpha-Bromohexanoic Acid in Rats ans Guinea Pigs With cover Letter Dated 082492. NTIS. (1992). OTS0545320.

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