WHMIS (N,N-Dimethylacetamide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 1998-09-29
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B3

  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2B

B3
  • Combustible liquid
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects

Disclosure at 1,0% according to the Ingredient disclosure list

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2018-07-25

  • Flammable liquids - Category 41
    • Flash point = 66 °C closed cup (non reported method)
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 32 3
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 24
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 25
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 23 6 7 8
    • Toxic to the development
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (narcotic effects) - Category 3 - Narcotic effect7 9
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 23 7 9

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Combustible liquid (H227)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
Suspected of causing cancer (H351)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (H361)
May cause drowsinesss or dizziness (H336)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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  • ▲3.  OECD, «N,N-DIMETHYLACETAMIDE (DMAC) CAS N°:127-19-5.» In: OECD Screening Information Data Set (SIDS) for High Production Volume Chemicals. Paris : UNEP Publications. (2001).   http://www.inchem.org/documents/sids/sids/127-19-5.pdf
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  • ▲6.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
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    http://www.inrs.fr/publications/bdd/fichetox/fiche.html?refINRS=FICHETOX_261
  • ▲8.  Okuda, H. et al., «Developmental toxicity induced by inhalation exposure of pregnant rats to N,N-dimethylacetamide.» Journal of occupational health. Vol. 48, no. 3, p. 154-160. (2006).
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The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.