Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)



Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 1336-21-6
Chemical Name ammonia ....%
Chemical Synonym Ammonium hydroxide
Hazard Category Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 4
Acute toxicity (inhalation) - category 3
Skin corrosion – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1
Hazard Statement H302 (Harmful if swallowed)
H331 (Toxic if inhaled)
AUH071 (Corrosive to the respiratory tract)
H314 (Causes severe skin burns and eye damage)
H400 (Very toxic to aquatic life)
Pictogram Pictogram of Skull and Crossbones GHS06 (Skull and Crossbones)
Pictogram of Corrosion GHS05 (Corrosion)
Pictogram of Environment GHS09 (Environment)
Signal Word Danger
Cut-offs
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)
EU (Classification information for chemical is taken from the European Union’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
09/03/2021 Hazard Category modified from
[HC072:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 4,
HC066:Acute toxicity (inhalation) - category 3,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

to
[HC066:Acute toxicity (inhalation) - category 3,
HC072:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

Pictogram modified from
[GHS06,GHS05,GHS09]
to
[GHS05,GHS06,GHS09]
09/03/2021 Synonym modified from
[Ammonium hydroxide;
]
to
[Ammonium hydroxide]
Hazard Category modified from
[HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3]

to
[HC066:Acute toxicity (inhalation) - category 3,
HC072:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

Pictogram modified from
[GHS05,GHS09,GHS06]
to
[GHS05,GHS06,GHS09]
Hazard Statement modified from
[H302 Harmful if swallowed;
AUH071 Corrosive to the respiratory tract;
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life;
H331 Toxic if inhaled]
to
[H302 Harmful if swallowed;
H331 Toxic if inhaled;
AUH071 Corrosive to the respiratory tract;
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life]
Notes modified from
[]
to
[8 ]
07/09/2020 Hazard Category modified from
[HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

to
[HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

Pictogram modified from
[GHS05,GHS09,GHS06]
to
[GHS05,GHS06,GHS09]
07/09/2020 Pictogram modified from
[GHS07,GHS05,GHS09]
to
[GHS05,GHS06,GHS09]
Hazard Statement modified from
[H302 Harmful if swallowed;
H332 Harmful if inhaled;
AUH071 Corrosive to the respiratory tract;
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life]
to
[H302 Harmful if swallowed;
AUH071 Corrosive to the respiratory tract;
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life;
H331 Toxic if inhaled]
09/05/2018 Synonym modified from
[]
to
[Ammonium hydroxide;
]
Hazard Category modified from
[HC081:Skin corrosion – category 1B,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

to
[HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

Pictogram modified from
[GHS05,GHS09]
to
[GHS07,GHS05,GHS09]
Hazard Statement modified from
[H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life]
to
[H302 ;
H332 ;
AUH071 ;
H314 ;
H400 ]
Notes modified from
[B]
to
[]
Sources modified from
[EU]
to
[N,EU]
23/06/2016 Chemical Added