WHMIS (Sodium aluminum oxide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-27

  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 11
    • Strong base: pH of a saturated solution >11= XX
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 11 2
    • Strong base: pH of a saturated solution >11
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion


Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure


  • ▲1.  IPCS (International Programme on Chemical Safety), Sodium Aluminate. ICSC#566. IPCS, CEC. (2000).   http://www.inchem.org/documents/icsc/icsc/eics0566.htm
  • ▲2.  Grant, W.M. et Schuman, J.S., Toxicology of the eye : effects on the eyes and visual systems from chemicals, drugs, metals and minerals, plants, toxins and venoms; also, systemic side effects from eye medications. Vol. 2, 4éme éd. Springfield, ILL : Charles C. Thomas. (1993). [RM-515030]

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