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Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Codes & Pictograms

Explosive Flammable Oxidizing Gases Corrosive
Explosive Flammable Oxidizing Gases Corrosive
Toxic Harmful or Irritant Health Hazard Dangerous for the environment
Toxic Harmful or Irritant Health Hazard Dangerous for the environment

GHS Precautionary and Hazard Statements

Hazardous products listed in this catalogue are marked with H and P numbers as assigned to the Hazard and Precautionary statements under UN legislation.


Precautionary Statements


General precautionary statements
P101If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102Keep out of reach of children.
P103Read label before use.

Prevention precautionary statements
P201Obtain special instructions before use.
P202Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
P210aKeep away from heat. - No smoking.
P210bKeep away from sparks. - No smoking.
P210cKeep away from open flames. - No smoking.
P210dKeep away from hot surfaces. - No smoking.
P211Do not spray on an open flame or other ignition source.
P220Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
P220aKeep away from clothing.
P220bKeep away from combustible materials.
P220cKeep away from reducing agents, heavy metal compounds, acids and alkalis.
P220dKeep away from oxidising and acidic substances, as well as heavy metal compounds.
P220eKeep away from iron.
P220fKeep away from water.
P220gKeep away from acids.
P220hKeep away from alkaline solutions.
P220iKeep away from metals.
P220jKeep away from oxidising agents and acidic substances.
P220kKeep away from flammable organic substances.
P220lKeep away from acids, reducing agents and flammable materials.
P221Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P222Do not allow contact with air.
P223Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire.
P230Keep contents moist.
P231Handle under inert gas.
P231+P232Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
P232Protect from moisture.
P233Keep container tightly closed.
P234Keep only in original container.
P235Keep cool.
P235+P410Keep cool. Protect from sunlight.
P240Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
P242Use only non-sparking tools.
P243Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P244Keep reduction valves free from grease and oil.
P250Do not subject to grinding/shock/friction.
P251Pressurized container: Do not pierce or burn, even after use.
P260Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P261Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P262Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P263Avoid contact during pregnancy/while nursing.
P264Wash thoroughly after handling.
P270Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P272Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
P273Avoid release to the environment.
P280Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P280aWear protective gloves and eye/face protection.
P280bWear protective gloves and eye protection.
P280cWear protective gloves and face protection.
P280dWear protective clothing and eye protection.
P280eWear protective clothing and face protection.
P280fWear protective clothing.
P280gWear protective gloves.
P280hWear protective gloves/clothing.
P280iWear eye/face protection.
P280jWear face protection.
P281Use personal protective equipment as required.
P282Wear cold insulating gloves/face shield/eye protection.
P283Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
P284Wear respiratory protection.
P285In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.

Response precautionary statements
P301IF SWALLOWED:
P301+P310IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P301+P312IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P301+P330+P331IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P302IF ON SKIN:
P302+P334IF ON SKIN: Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P302+P350IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
P302+P352IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303IF ON SKIN (or hair):
P303+P361+P353IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304IF INHALED:
P304+P312IF INHALED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P304+P340IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P304+P341IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305IF IN EYES:
P305+P351+P338IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P306IF ON CLOTHING:
P306+P360IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
P307IF exposed:
P307+P311IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P308IF exposed or concerned:
P308+P313IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P309IF exposed or if you feel unwell:
P309+P311IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P310Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P311Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P312Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P313Get medical advice/attention.
P314Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P315Get immediate medical advice/attention.
P320Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
P321Specific treatment (see label).
P322Specific measures (see label).
P330Rinse mouth.
P331Do NOT induce vomiting.
P332If skin irritation occurs:
P332+P313If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P333If skin irritation or rash occurs:
P333+P313If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P334Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P335Brush off loose particles from skin.
P335+P334Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P336Thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water. Do not rub affected area.
P337If eye irritation persists:
P337+P313If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P338Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P340Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P341If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P342If experiencing respiratory symptoms:
P342+P311If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P350Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
P351Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
P352Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P353Rinse skin with water/shower.
P360Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
P361Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
P362Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P363Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370In case of fire:
P370+P376In case of fire: Stop leak if safe to do so.
P370+P378In case of fire: Use for extinction:
P370+P378aIn case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P370+P378bIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Special powder for metal fires.
P370+P378cIn case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
P370+P378dIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Water.
P370+P378eIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Water haze.
P370+P378fIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Water spray.
P370+P378gIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Foam.
P370+P378hIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Alcohol resistant foam.
P370+P378iIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder.
P370+P378jIn case of fire: Use for extinction: BC powder.
P370+P378kIn case of fire: Use for extinction: ABC powder.
P370+P378lIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Carbon dioxide.
P370+P378mIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Limestone powder.
P370+P378nIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Cement.
P370+P378oIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Sand.
P370+P378pIn case of fire: Use for extinction: Dry sand.
P370+P380In case of fire: Evacuate area.
P370+P380+P375In case of fire: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P371In case of major fire and large quantities:
P371+P380+P375In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P372Explosion risk in case of fire.
P373DO NOT fight fire when fire reaches explosives.
P374Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance.
P375Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P376Stop leak if safe to do so.
P377Leaking gas fire: Do not extinguish, unless leak can be stopped safely.
P378Use for extinction:
P378aUse for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P378bUse for extinction: Special powder for metal fires.
P378cUse for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
P378dUse for extinction: Water.
P378eUse for extinction: Water haze.
P378fUse for extinction: Water spray.
P378gUse for extinction: Foam.
P378hUse for extinction: Alcohol resistant foam.
P378iUse for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder.
P378jUse for extinction: BC powder.
P378kUse for extinction: ABC powder.
P378lUse for extinction: Carbon dioxide.
P378mUse for extinction: Limestone powder.
P378nUse for extinction: Cement.
P378oUse for extinction: Sand.
P378pUse for extinction: Dry sand.
P380Evacuate area.
P381Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do so.
P390Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P391Collect spillage.

Storage precautionary statements
P401Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P401aStore in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P402Store in a dry place.
P402+P404Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.
P403Store in a well-ventilated place.
P403+P233Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403+P235Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P404Store in a closed container.
P405Store locked up.
P406Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P407Maintain air gap between stacks/pallets.
P410Protect from sunlight.
P410+P403Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.
P410+P412Protect from sunlight. Do no expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C/ 122°F.
P411Store at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ...°F.
P411+P235Store at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ... °F. Keep cool.
P411aStore at temperatures not exceeding $°C.
P411a+P235Store at temperatures not exceeding $°C. Keep cool.
P411bStore at temperatures not exceeding $°F.
P411b+P235Store at temperatures not exceeding $°F. Keep cool.
P412Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C/ 122°F.
P413Store bulk masses greater than ... kg/ ... lbs at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ... °F.
P413aStore bulk masses greater than $ kg at temperatures not exceeding $°C.
P413bStore bulk masses greater than $ lbs at temperatures not exceeding $°F.
P420Store away from other materials.
P420aStore away from foodstuffs.
P420bStore away from flammable substances.
P420cStore away from oxidizing agents.
P420dStore away from reducing agents.
P420eStore away from water.
P420fStore away from metals.
P420gStore away from acids.
P420hStore away from caustic solutions.
P422Store contents under ...
P422aStore contents under inert gas.
P422bStore contents under protective gas.
P422cStore contents under solvent.
P422dStore under water.
P422eStore in petroleum.
P422fStore in nitrogen.

Disposal precautionary statements
P501Dispose of contents/container to ...
P501aDispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P502Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.

Hazard Statements


Physical hazards
H200Unstable explosives.
H201Explosive; mass explosion hazard.
H202Explosive, severe projection hazard.
H203Explosive; fire, blast or projection hazard.
H204Fire or projection hazard.
H205May mass explode in fire.
H220Extremely flammable gas.
H221Flammable gas.
H222Extremely flammable aerosol.
H223Flammable aerosol.
H224Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
H225Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H226Flammable liquid and vapour.
H227Combustible liquid.
H228Flammable solid.
H240Heating may cause an explosion.
H241Heating may cause a fire or explosion.
H242Heating may cause a fire.
H250Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air.
H251Self-heating: may catch fire.
H252Self-heating in large quantities; may catch fire.
H260In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
H261In contact with water releases flammable gas.
H270May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer.
H271May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer.
H272May intensify fire; oxidizer.
H280Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
H281Contains refrigerated gas; may cause cryogenic burns or injury.
H290May be corrosive to metals.

Health hazards
H300Fatal if swallowed.
H300+H310Fatal if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H300+H310+H330Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H300+H330Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled.
H301Toxic if swallowed.
H301+H311Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H301+H311+H331Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H301+H331Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled.
H302Harmful if swallowed.
H302+H312Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H302+H312+H332Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H302+H332Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H303May be harmful if swallowed.
H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H305May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways.
H310Fatal in contact with skin.
H310+H330Fatal in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H311Toxic in contact with skin.
H311+H331Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H312Harmful in contact with skin.
H312+H332Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H313May be harmful in contact with skin.
H314Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H315Causes skin irritation.
H316Causes mild skin irritation.
H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H318Causes serious eye damage.
H319Causes serious eye irritation.
H320Causes eye irritation.
H330Fatal if inhaled.
H331Toxic if inhaled.
H332Harmful if inhaled.
H333May be harmful if inhaled.
H334May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
H335May cause respiratory irritation.
H335+H336May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H336May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H340May cause genetic defects.
H340-EGMay cause genetic defects .
H340aMay cause genetic defects.
H341Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H341-EGSuspected of causing genetic defects .
H341aSuspected of causing genetic defects.
H350May cause cancer.
H350-EGMay cause cancer .
H350aMay cause cancer.
H350iMay cause cancer by inhalation.
H351Suspected of causing cancer.
H351-EGSuspected of causing cancer .
H351aSuspected of causing cancer.
H360May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H360+H362May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause harm to breast-fed children.
H360-EGMay damage fertility or the unborn child .
H360aMay damage fertility or the unborn child.
H360DMay damage the unborn child.
H360DfMay damage the unborn child. Suspected of damaging fertility.
H360FMay damage fertility.
H360FdMay damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H360FDMay damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.
H361Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H361-EGSuspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child .
H361aSuspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H361dSuspected of damaging the unborn child.
H361fSuspected of damaging fertility.
H361fdSuspected of damaging fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H362May cause harm to breast-fed children.
H370Causes damage to organs.
H370-EGCauses damage to organs .
H370aCauses damage to organs.
H371May cause damage to organs.
H371-EGMay cause damage to organs .
H371aMay cause damage to organs.
H372Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H372-EGCauses damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .
H372aCauses damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H373May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H373-EGMay cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .
H373aMay cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Environmental Hazards
H400Very toxic to aquatic life.
H401Toxic to aquatic life.
H402Harmful to aquatic life.
H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H411Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H412Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H413May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.
H420Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmospere.

European Union Hazard Statements

EUH001Explosive when dry.
EUH006Explosive with or without contact with air.
EUH014Reacts violently with water.
EUH018In use may form flammable/explosive vapour-air mixture.
EUH018aIn use may form explosive vapour-air mixture.
EUH018bIn use may form flammable vapour-air mixture.
EUH019May form explosive peroxides.
EUH029Contact with water liberates toxic gas.
EUH030Can become highly flammable in use.
EUH031Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
EUH032Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
EUH044Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
EUH059Hazardous to the ozone layer.
EUH066Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
EUH070Toxic by eye contact.
EUH071Corrosive to the respiratory tract.
EUH201Contains lead. Should not be used on surfaces liable to be chewed or sucked by children. Warning! Contains lead.
EUH201AWarning! Contains lead.
EUH202Cyanoacrylate. Danger. Bonds skin and eyes in seconds. Keep out of the reach of children.
EUH203Contains chromium (VI). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH204Contains isocyanates. See information supplied by the manufacturer.
EUH205Contains epoxy constituents. See information supplied by the manufacturer.
EUH206Warning! Do not use together with other products. May release dangerous gases (chlorine).
EUH207Warning! Contains cadmium. Dangerous fumes are formed during use. See information supplied by the manufacturer. Comply with the safety instructions.
EUH207-EGWarning! Contains cadmium. Dangerous fumes are formed during use. See information supplied by the manufacturer. Comply with the safety instructions.
EUH208Contains (name of sensitising substance). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH208-EGContains (name of sensitising substance). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH209Can become highly flammable in use.
EUH209aCan become highly flammable in use.
EUH209bCan become flammable in use.
EUH209ACan become flammable in use.
EUH210Safety data sheet available on request.
EUH229Pressurised container: May burst if heated.
EUH401To avoid risks to human health and the environment, comply with the instructions for use.