WHMIS (Dimethylethanolamine)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-19

  • Flammable liquids - Category 31
    • Flash point = 40,5 °C Setaflash closed cup
  • Acute toxicity - oral - Category 42 3
  • Acute toxicity - dermal - Category 42 4
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 32 3 4 5
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 12 3 4
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 12 3 4 6 7
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 14

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Flame

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Flammable liquid and vapour (H226)
Harmful if swallowed (H302)
Harmful in contact with skin (H312)
Toxic if inhaled (H331)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

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