WHMIS (Isooctanol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-21

  • Flammable liquids - Category 41
    • Flash point = 82 °C open cup (non reported method)
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3 4 5 6 7
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 22 4 5 6 8
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 22 4 5 6 8

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark


Combustible liquid (H227)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: The closed cup flash point value is not available in the consulted scientific litterature. However, the reported value has been estimated to be sufficiently reliable to classify the product in a hazard category.


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  • ▲3.  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
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