Aluminum carbide

CAS Number : 1299-86-1

WHMIS (Aluminum carbide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2001-08-09
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame


  • Reactive Flammable Material 1
  • emits a flammable gas on contact with water: methane

Disclosure at 1,0% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-08-10

  • Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 22
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below
  • Flammable solids - Undefined category3

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame


In contact with water releases flammable gases (H261)
Flammable Solids : Undefined hazard statement

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product belongs to the hazard class "Combustible dust" if 5% or more by weight of its composition has a particle size < 500 µm.


The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.