WHMIS (Aniline hydrochloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-11-22

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A
  • Skin sensitization - Category 13
  • Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 24 5 6 7
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 13 4 5 8
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 29 10

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341)
Causes damage to organs (H370)
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Due to the lack of data, classification regarding eye irritation (H319) and skin sensitization (H317) were established by analogy to aniline.


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