WHMIS (Glycolic acid)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-07-26

  • Combustible dusts - See comments below1
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 42 3 4
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 12 4
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 12 4
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 1

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion


Harmful if inhaled (H332)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

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 Information SST database of the CNESST Documentation Center.