WHMIS (Lead tetraethyl)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-16

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 21 2 3 4 5 6
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 11 2 4 5 7
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 11 8

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Fatal if swallowed (H300)
Fatal if inhaled (H330)
Causes damage to organs (H370)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments3 8 9 10 11 12 : A thermally unstable substance liable to undergo a strongly exothermic decomposition. Laboratory testing performed on the substance as packaged is nescessary to determine the category (Type A to G) of this hazard class.

References

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