WHMIS (Nickel acetate tetrahydrate)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-08-11

  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 41 2
  • Respiratory sensitization - Category 13 4
  • Skin sensitization - Category 14
  • Carcinogenicity - Category 1A5
  • Reproductive toxicity - Category 1B6 7 8
    • Toxic to the development (Category 1B)
    • Toxic to the reproductive function (Category 2)
  • Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure - Category 17

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Health hazard


Harmful if swallowed (H302)
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled (H334)
May cause allergic skin reaction (H317)
May cause cancer (H350)
May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360)
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H372)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: Due to the lack of data, classifications regarding skin sensitization (H317), respiratory sensitization (H334), toxicity for reproduction (H361) and specific organ toxicity - repeated exposure (H372) were established by analogy to nickel sulfate (soluble nickel compound).


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