WHMIS (Ethyl alcohol)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2018-04-10

  • Flammable liquids - Category 21
    • Flash point = 13 °C closed cup (non reported method) and boiling point = 78 °C
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2B2 3 4 5

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame


Highly flammable liquid and vapour (H225)
Causes eye irritation (H320)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: The classification of this product applies to routes of exposure usually encountered in workplaces (inhalation and skin contact). Therefore, the effects on reproduction resulting from consumption of alcoholic beverages were not considered in this evaluation.


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