WHMIS (Ammonia)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-02-27

  • Flammable gases - Category 11
    • Flammable limit - concentration range = 13% (15 - 28 %)
  • Gases under pressure - Liquefied gas2
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 33 4
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 14 5 6 7
    • Forms a corrosive substance upon contact with water: ammonium hydroxide
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 14 5 6 7 8
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 14 5 7 9

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Gaz cylinder

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Extremely flammable gas (H220)
Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated (H280)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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