WHMIS (Lithium acetylenide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2001-08-09
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B6

B6
  • Reactive Flammable Material 1
  • becomes spontaneously combustible on contact with water

Disclosure at 1,0% according to classification criteria

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-10-07

  • Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Undefined category1 2
    • 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.

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

Signal word not defined

Substances and Mixtures which, in Contact with Water, Emit Flammable Gases : Undefined hazard statement

Ingredient disclosure

Comments2 : There are no data available for lithium acetylenide regarding its irritation or corrosion ability. However, it may form, on contact with water, a corrosive substance: lithium carbide.

References

  • ▲1.  Patnaik, P., A comprehensive guide to the hazardous properties of chemical substances. 2nd ed. New York : Wiley. (1999). [RM-515120]
  • ▲2.  W.A. HART et O.F. BEUMEL, JR., The Chemistry of LITHIUM, SODIUM, POTASSIUM, RUBIDIUM, CESIUM and FRANCIUM. PERGAMON PRESS.

The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.