WHMIS (Lithium hydride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-10-25
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B6

  • WHMIS pictogram : Corrosion

    E

B6
  • Reactive Flammable Material 1
  • emits a flammable gas on contact with water: hydrogen
E
  • Corrosive Material
  • on contact with water, forms a corrosive substance: lithium hydroxide

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

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-21

  • Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 15 12 13 14 16 17
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below5 10
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 15 11 12 13 14 15 17

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously (H260)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

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 ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.