WHMIS (Cobalt)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2006-06-07
  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A, D2B

  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 1 2 3 4
  • carcinogenicity: IARC group 2B; respiratory tract sensitization in humans
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 3 4 5
  • skin sensitization in humans

Disclosure at 0,1% according to the Ingredient disclosure list

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-01-15

  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 16
  • Skin sensitization - Category 16 7
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 26 8
  • Combustible dusts - See comments below9

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
Suspected of causing cancer (H351)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: This product could belong to the hazard class "Combustible dust", based on various factors related to the combustibility and explosiveness of its dust, including composition, shape and size of the particles.


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