WHMIS (Methylmercuric dicyanamide)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-10-09

  • Carcinogenicity - Category 21
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1A
    • Toxic to the reproductive function (Category 2)
    • Toxic to the development (Category 1A)
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure - Category 1
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Suspected of causing cancer (H351)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
Causes damage to organs (H370)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Due to the lack of data, classifications regarding toxic to reproduction (H361, H362); specific organ toxicity - single exposure (H370) and specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H372) were established by analogy to methylmercury compounds (methylmercury chloride).


  • ▲1.  IARC meeting on beryllium, cadmium, mercury and occupational exposures in the glass industry. Lyon : IARC. (1993).

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