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WHMIS 1988 WHMIS Classes, Divisions and Subdivisions and Corresponding Hazard Symbols

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Class A - Compressed Gases

 

Class B - Flammable and Combustible Materials

  • Division 1 - Flammable Gas
  • Division 2 - Flammable Liquid
  • Division 3 - Combustible Liquid
  • Division 4 - Flammable Solid
  • Division 5 - Flammable Aerosol
  • Division 6 - Reactive Flammable Material
 

Class C - Oxidizing Materials

 

Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Materials

Division 1 - Materials Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects

  • Subdivision A - Very Toxic Materials
  • Subdivision B - Toxic Materials
 

Division 2 - Materials Causing Other Toxic Effects

  • Subdivision A - Very Toxic Materials
  • Subdivision B - Toxic Materials
 

Division 3 - Biohazardous Infectious Materials

 

Class E - Corrosive Materials

 

Class F - Dangerously Reactive Materials

 

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The Hazard Symbols of WHMIS