WHMIS (Isopropyl alcohol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-02-25

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21 2
    • Flash point = 12 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 83 °C
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 23 4 5 6 7

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

Danger

Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Causes serious eye irritation (H319)

Ingredient disclosure

References

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  • ▲3.  Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail, CHEMINFO, Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety   http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/cheminfo/search.html
  • ▲4.  Grant, W.M. et Schuman, J.S., Toxicology of the eye : effects on the eyes and visual systems from chemicals, drugs, metals and minerals, plants, toxins and venoms; also, systemic side effects from eye medications. Vol. 1, 4th ed. Springfield (ILL.) : Charles C. Thomas. (1993). [RM-515030]
  • ▲5.  International Programme on Chemical Safety, Environmental Health Criteria 103: 2-Propanol. Genève : World Health Organization. (1990). EHC103. [MO-015425]   http://www.inchem.org/pages/ehc.html
  • ▲6.  France. Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, Fiche toxicologique no 66 : Propan-2-ol. Cahiers de notes documentaires. Paris : INRS. (2009). [RE-005509]   http://www.inrs.fr/publications/bdd/fichetox.html
    http://www.inrs.fr/publications/bdd/fichetox/fiche.html?refINRS=FICHETOX_66
  • ▲7.  Carpenter, C.P. et Smyth, H.F., «Chemical burns of the rabbit cornea.» American Journal of Ophthalmology. Vol. 29, p. 1363-1372. (1946). [AP-021658]

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