WHMIS (Glycidol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-27

  • Flammable liquids - Category 41 2
    • Flash point = 81 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 43 4 5
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 43 4 5 6 7
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 33 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 24 5 6 10
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 24 5 6 9 10 11
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 26 10 15
    • Toxic to the reproductive function

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Combustible liquid (H227)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Harmful in contact with skin (H312)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause cancer (H350)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (H361)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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