WHMIS (Dextrin)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-13

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1 2 3

Signal word, hazard statement and pictogram may be required

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.


  • ▲1.  BGIA-Gestis, Information system on hazardous substances of the Berufsgenossenschaften. Sankt Augustin, Germany : Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut.   http://www.hvbg.de/e/bia/fac/stoffdb/index.html
  • ▲2.  Ash, M. et Ash, I., Specialty Chemicals Source Book. Synapse Information Resources, Vol. 2, 4th Ed. N.Y. : Endicott. (2009). [RS-402000]   http://www.synapseinfo.com/
  • ▲3.  National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 499 : Recommended Practice for the Classification of Combustible Dusts and of Hazardous (classified) Locations for Electrical Installations in Chemical Process Areas. 2013. Massachusetts : An International Codes and Standards Organization. (2013).   http://www.nfpa.org

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