WHMIS (Ammonium chloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-27

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2 3
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 22 3 4
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below5

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

Warning

Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

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.

References

  • ▲1.  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, RTECS (Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances). Hamilton (Ont) : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/rtecs/search.html
  • ▲2.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/cheminfo/search.html
  • ▲3.  Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE), Ammonium chloride. CAS No : 12125-02-9. OECD Screening Information Data Sets (SIDS). UNEP PUBLICATIONS. (2003).   http://www.chem.unep.ch/irptc/sids/OECDSIDS/indexcasnumb.htm
  • ▲4.  American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Documentation of the threshold limit values and biological exposure indices / Documentation of TLV's and BEI's. 7th ed. Cincinnati, Ohio : ACGIH. (2001-). Publication #0100Doc. [RM-514008]   http://www.acgih.org
  • ▲5.  Combustion and explosion characteristics of dusts : BIA-Report 13/97. Sankt Ausgustin, Allemagne. (1997). [MO-127954]

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