WHMIS (Sulfur dioxide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-05-26

  • Gases under pressure - Liquefied gas1
    • Liquified gas, listed in : UN Recommendations on the TDG - Model Regulations Vol II.
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 32
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 12 3
    • Strong acid: pH of a saturated solution = 0,8
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 12 3 4
  • Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 25 6 7
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 14

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Gaz cylinder

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated (H280)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

The [number] refers to the Information SST database of the CNESST Documentation Center.