CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

CHEMINFO Record Number: 69
CCOHS Chemical Name: n-Butane

 Synonyms:
Butane (non-specific name)
Butyl hydride
Diethyl
Liquefied butane
Methylethylmethane

CAS Registry Number: 106-97-8

CANADIAN WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM (WHMIS) 1988

NOTE: n-Butane may contain 1,3-butadiene, which is carcinogenic and mutagenic. If 1,3-butadiene is present in n-butane at a concentration of more than 0.1%, the mixture is considered carcinogenic and mutagenic. For more information, refer to the CHEMINFO review of 1,3-butadiene.

WHMIS 1988 Classification:
A - Compressed gas
B1 - Flammable and combustible material - Flammable gas

A   B1  

WHMIS 1988 Health Effects Criteria Met by this Chemical:
Does not meet criteria.

WHMIS 1988 Ingredient Disclosure List:
Included for disclosure at 1% or greater.


 

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