Chloroacetic acid

CAS Number : 79-11-8

WHMIS (Chloroacetic acid)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-21

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 31 2 3 4
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 21 2 3 4 5
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 11 3 5
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 11 3 5
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 11 3

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Toxic if swallowed (H301)
Fatal in contact with skin (H310)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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