WHMIS (Dinitrotoluene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-08

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3 4 5 6
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 27
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 22 3 6

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Suspected of causing cancer (H351)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure


Classification regarding carcinogenicity (H351) applies to a mixture untested for this criteria and containing at least 0.1% of a carcinogen (dinitro-2,4 toluène, dinitro-2,6 toluène)."

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.


The [number] refers to the Information SST database of the CNESST Documentation Center.