WHMIS (Nickel dibutyldicarbamodithioate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-11

  • Skin sensitization - Category 11 2 3
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A4

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Due to the lack of data, classifications regarding skin sensitization (H317) was established by analogy to metal Nickel (insoluble nickel compounds).


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