WHMIS (1,2-Diaminoethane)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-19

  • Flammable liquids - Category 31 2
    • Flash point = 34 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 43 4 5 6
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 33 4 5 6 7
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 43 4 5 8
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1B3 4 5 6
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 13 4 5 9 10
  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 14 6 11
  • Skin sensitization - Category 14 6
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 23 4 6
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 14 6

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Toxic in contact with skin (H311)
Harmful if inhaled (H332)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

Comments5 : Available data indicate that the LC50 of Ethylenediamine is in between 2000 and 4000 ppm/8H ( 6.95 à 13.91mg/L/4H). Inhalation acute toxicity (H332) classification was established with 4000ppm/8H

References

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