WHMIS (Benzaldehyde)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-05

  • Flammable liquids - Category 41 2
    • Flash point = 62.8 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Self-heating substances and mixtures - Undefined category3 4
    • This hazard class has been assigned according to the information obtained from the consulted scientific literature, but it does not allow to specify the hazard category.
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 45 6 7 8 9
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 25 7 8 9 10
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 25 7 8 10
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation7 8

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

Warning

Combustible liquid (H227)
Self-heating substances and mixtures : Undefined hazard statement
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Under certain conditions, this material can self-heat by reaction with air and without energy.

References

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