WHMIS (Ferrous sulfide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-08-05

  • Self-heating substances and mixtures - Undefined category1 2 3
    • This hazard class has been assigned according to the information obtained from the consulted scientific literature, but it does not allow to specify the hazard category.
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below3

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

Signal word, hazard statement and pictogram may be required

Self-heating substances and mixtures : Undefined hazard statement

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product could belong to the hazard class "Combustible dust", based on various factors related to the combustibility and explosiveness of its dust, including composition, shape and size of the particles.


  • ▲1.  Babrauskas, V., Ignition handbook. Issaquah (WA) : Fire Science Publishers. (2003). [RR-334012]   www.doctorfire.com
  • ▲2.  Urben, P. G. et Pitt, M.J., Bretherick's handbook of reactive chemical hazards. Vol. 1, 7th ed. Oxford; Toronto : Elsevier. (2007). [RS-415001]
  • ▲3.  Pohanish, R.P. et Greene, S.A., Wiley guide to chemical incompatibilities. 3ème éd. New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc. (2009). [RR-015033]   www.wiley.com

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