WHMIS (n-Butylamine)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

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

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21 2
    • Flash point = -12 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 78 °C
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 33 4 5 6
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 33 4 5 6
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 33 4 7 8 9
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 13 4 7
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 13 4 7
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Toxic if swallowed (H301)
Toxic in contact with skin (H311)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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