WHMIS (Xylene)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2007-05-23
  • WHMIS pictogram : Flame

    B2

  • WHMIS pictogram :

    D2A, D2B

B2
  • Flammable Liquid 1
  • flash point = 29 °C Setaflash closed cup
D2A
  • Very Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 2 3
  • embryotoxicity in animals
D2B
  • Toxic Material Causing Other Toxic Effects 4
  • skin irritation in animals

Disclosure at 0,1% according to classification criteria

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

  • Flammable liquids - Category 35
    • Flash point = 29 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 26
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 22 3 4 6 7
    • Toxic to the development
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (narcotic effects) - Category 3 - Narcotic effect1 6 7
  • Aspiration hazard - Category 16
    • Liquid hydrocarbon with a kinematic viscosity of 0,68 - 0,87 mm2/s at 20 °C

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Causes skin irritation (H315)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (H361)
May cause drowsinesss or dizziness (H336)
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways (H304)

Ingredient disclosure

References

The [number] refers to the Information SST database of the CNESST Documentation Center.