Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)



Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 7758-19-2
Chemical Name Sodium chlorite
Chemical Synonym Chlorous acid, sodium salt
Hazard Category Acute toxicity – category 3
Acute toxicity – category 2
Skin corrosion – category 1B
Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 2
Hazard Statement H301 (Toxic if swallowed)
H310 (Fatal in contact with skin)
H314 (Causes severe skin burns and eye damage)
H373 (May cause damage to kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure)
Pictogram Pictogram of Skull and Crossbones GHS06 (Skull and Crossbones)
Pictogram of Corrosion GHS05 (Corrosion)
Pictogram of Health Hazard GHS08 (Health Hazard)
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)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
09/05/2018 Synonym modified from
[]
to
[Chlorous acid, sodium salt]
Hazard Category modified from
[HC071:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 3,
HC075:Acute toxicity (dermal) - category 2,
HC081:Skin corrosion – category 1B,
HC112:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 2,
HC085:Eye damage – category 1]

to
[HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC060:Acute toxicity – category 2,
HC081:Skin corrosion – category 1B,
HC112:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 2]

Hazard Statement modified from
[H301 Toxic if swallowed;
H310 Fatal in contact with skin;
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage;
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure]
to
[H301 ;
H310 ;
H314 ;
H373 May cause damage to kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure]
12/01/2017 Hazard Category modified from
[HC071:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 3,
HC075:Acute toxicity (dermal) - category 2,
HC081:Skin corrosion – category 1B,
HC112:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 2]

to
[HC071:Acute toxicity (ingestion) - category 3,
HC075:Acute toxicity (dermal) - category 2,
HC081:Skin corrosion – category 1B,
HC112:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 2,
HC085:Eye damage – category 1]
20/12/2016 Chemical Added