Phthalic anhydride

CAS Number : 85-44-9

WHMIS (Phthalic anhydride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2018-04-12

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 21 2 3 4 5
  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 11 3 4
  • Skin sensitization - Category 1A1 2 3 4
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation3 4
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below6 7

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Warning

Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: 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.

References

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