WHMIS (Adipoyl chloride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2016-08-24

  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 1
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation
  • Physical hazards not otherwise classified (exclamation mark) - Category 11 2

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Corrosion

  • WHMIS 2015 pictogram : Exclamation mark


Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)
Reacts violently or explosively in contact with water at ambient temperature

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: There are no data available for adipoyl chloride regarding its irritation or corrosion ability. However, it forms on contact with water a corrosive substance: hydrgen chloride.


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