CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

CHEMINFO Record Number: 194
CCOHS Chemical Name: Asbestos

 Synonyms:
Actinolite
Amosite
Anthophyllite
Chrysotile
Crocidolite
Ferroactinolite
Serpentine asbestos
Tremolite
White asbestos

 Trade Name(s):
Avibest C
Calidria RG
Cassiar AK
K6-30
Plastibest 20
Sylodex

CAS Registry Number: 1332-21-4
Other CAS Registry Number(s): 12001-29-5  132207-32-0  12001-28-4  132207-33-1  12172-73-5  77536-66-4  13768-00-8  17068-78-9  77536-67-5  14567-73-8  77536-68-6 

CANADIAN WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM (WHMIS) 1988

WHMIS 1988 Classification:
D2A - Poisonous and infectious material - Other effects - Very toxic

D2A  

WHMIS 1988 Health Effects Criteria Met by this Chemical:
D2A - Carcinogenicity - very toxic - other
D2A - Chronic toxicity - very toxic - other

WHMIS 1988 Ingredient Disclosure List:
Included for disclosure at 0.1% or greater.


 

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