Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)

Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 75-09-2
Chemical Name dichloromethane
Chemical Synonym methylene chloride
Methane, dichloro-
Hazard Category Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) – category 3
Carcinogenicity – category 2
Eye irritation – category 2A
Skin irritation – category 2
Hazard Statement H336 (May cause drowsiness or dizziness)
H351 (Suspected of causing cancer)
H319 (Causes serious eye irritation)
H315 (Causes skin irritation)
Pictogram Pictogram of Exclamation Mark GHS07 (Exclamation Mark)
Pictogram of Health Hazard GHS08 (Health Hazard)
Signal Word Warning
Notes 8 (The tables in schedule 6 of the WHS regulations replace some tables in the GHS, this may affect the cut off concentrations for this chemical.)
Sources N (The classification information for this entry was provided by the National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
09/05/2018 Synonym modified from
[ methylene chloride]
[ methylene chloride;
Methane, dichloro-]
Hazard Category modified from
[HC102:Carcinogenicity – category 2]

[HC110:Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) – category 3,
HC102:Carcinogenicity – category 2,
HC087:Eye irritation – category 2A,
HC083:Skin irritation – category 2]

Pictogram modified from
Hazard Statement modified from
[H351 Suspected of causing cancer]
[H336 ;
H351 ;
H319 ;
H315 ]
Sources modified from
23/06/2016 Chemical Added