WHMIS (Sodium salicylate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-06-28

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2B2
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1A4
    • Toxic to the development

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes eye irritation (H320)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)

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.


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  • ▲2.  ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) , Information on Chemicals (REACH). Helsinki, Finland.   http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances
  • ▲3.  Hasegawa, R. et al., «Acute toxicity tests on 113 environmental chemicals .» Science reports. Research Institute. Tohoku University. Vol. 36, no. 1-4, p. 10-16. (1989). [AP-0643408]
  • ▲4.  Briggs, G.G., Freeman, R.K. et Yaffe, S.J., Drugs in pregnancy and lactation : a reference guide to fetal and neonatal risk. 8ème éd. Philadelphie : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (2008).

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