WHMIS (Thallous acetate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-15

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 21 2 3 4
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 25 6 7

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Fatal if swallowed (H300)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Due to the lack of data, classification regarding specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H373) was established by analogy to soluble Thallium (Thallous sulfate).


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