Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Symbol of the Government of Canada

The Chemical Profiles are based on information in CCOHS's CHEMINFO database. CHEMINFO contains around one thousand comprehensive, fully referenced reviews on chemicals, their hazards, control measures, and other information, all arranged in the 16-heading format used in MSDSs. Records are written by occupational health and safety professionals. A sample record is available on CCOHS's web site. For subscription information, contact CCOHS customer service at 1-800-668-4284 (Canada and USA) or via our online form.

For definitions and explanation of the terms used in this record, please refer to our glossary document.

Check out CCOHS's many Chemical & Product Safety databases, software, e-courses, publications and other products.

Use the links in the sidebar to access more detailed, workplace-specific information regarding this topic.