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GHS H & P Codes - Alfa Aesar

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
P101 If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102 Keep out of reach of children.
P103 Read label before use.
 
Prevention precautionary statements
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
P210a Keep away from heat. - No smoking.
P210b Keep away from sparks. - No smoking.
P210c Keep away from open flames. - No smoking.
P210d Keep away from hot surfaces. - No smoking.
P211 Do not spray on an open flame or other ignition source.
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
P220a Keep away from clothing.
P220b Keep away from combustible materials.
P220c Keep away from reducing agents, heavy metal compounds, acids and alkalis.
P220d Keep away from oxidising and acidic substances, as well as heavy metal compounds.
P220e Keep away from iron.
P220f Keep away from water.
P220g Keep away from acids.
P220h Keep away from alkaline solutions.
P220i Keep away from metals.
P220j Keep away from oxidising agents and acidic substances.
P220k Keep away from flammable organic substances.
P220l Keep away from acids, reducing agents and flammable materials.
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P222 Do not allow contact with air.
P223 Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire.
P230 Keep contents moist.
P231 Handle under inert gas.
P231+P232 Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
P232 Protect from moisture.
P233 Keep container tightly closed.
P234 Keep only in original container.
P235 Keep cool.
P235+P410 Keep cool. Protect from sunlight.
P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
P242 Use only non-sparking tools.
P243 Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P244 Keep reduction valves free from grease and oil.
P250 Do not subject to grinding/shock/friction.
P251 Pressurized container: Do not pierce or burn, even after use.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P263 Avoid contact during pregnancy/while nursing.
P264 Wash thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P272 Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P280a Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection.
P280b Wear protective gloves and eye protection.
P280c Wear protective gloves and face protection.
P280d Wear protective clothing and eye protection.
P280e Wear protective clothing and face protection.
P280f Wear protective clothing.
P280g Wear protective gloves.
P280h Wear protective gloves/clothing.
P280i Wear eye/face protection.
P280j Wear face protection.
P281 Use personal protective equipment as required.
P282 Wear cold insulating gloves/face shield/eye protection.
P283 Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
P284 Wear respiratory protection.
P285 In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.
 
Response precautionary statements
P301 IF SWALLOWED:
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P302 IF ON SKIN:
P302+P334 IF ON SKIN: Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P302+P350 IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303 IF ON SKIN (or hair):
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 IF INHALED:
P304+P312 IF INHALED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P304+P341 IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 IF IN EYES:
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P306 IF ON CLOTHING:
P306+P360 IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
P307 IF exposed:
P307+P311 IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P308 IF exposed or concerned:
P308+P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P309 IF exposed or if you feel unwell:
P309+P311 IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P311 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P313 Get medical advice/attention.
P314 Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P315 Get immediate medical advice/attention.
P320 Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
P321 Specific treatment (see label).
P322 Specific measures (see label).
P330 Rinse mouth.
P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.
P332 If skin irritation occurs:
P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P333 If skin irritation or rash occurs:
P333+P313 If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P334 Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P335 Brush off loose particles from skin.
P335+P334 Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
P336 Thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water. Do not rub affected area.
P337 If eye irritation persists:
P337+P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P338 Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P340 Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P341 If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P342 If experiencing respiratory symptoms:
P342+P311 If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P350 Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
P351 Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
P352 Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P353 Rinse skin with water/shower.
P360 Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
P361 Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370 In case of fire:
P370+P376 In case of fire: Stop leak if safe to do so.
P370+P378 In case of fire: Use for extinction:
P370+P378a In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P370+P378b In case of fire: Use for extinction: Special powder for metal fires.
P370+P378c In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
P370+P378d In case of fire: Use for extinction: Water.
P370+P378e In case of fire: Use for extinction: Water haze.
P370+P378f In case of fire: Use for extinction: Water spray.
P370+P378g In case of fire: Use for extinction: Foam.
P370+P378h In case of fire: Use for extinction: Alcohol resistant foam.
P370+P378i In case of fire: Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder.
P370+P378j In case of fire: Use for extinction: BC powder.
P370+P378k In case of fire: Use for extinction: ABC powder.
P370+P378l In case of fire: Use for extinction: Carbon dioxide.
P370+P378m In case of fire: Use for extinction: Limestone powder.
P370+P378n In case of fire: Use for extinction: Cement.
P370+P378o In case of fire: Use for extinction: Sand.
P370+P378p In case of fire: Use for extinction: Dry sand.
P370+P380 In case of fire: Evacuate area.
P370+P380+P375 In case of fire: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P371 In case of major fire and large quantities:
P371+P380+P375 In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P372 Explosion risk in case of fire.
P373 DO NOT fight fire when fire reaches explosives.
P374 Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance.
P375 Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
P376 Stop leak if safe to do so.
P377 Leaking gas fire: Do not extinguish, unless leak can be stopped safely.
P378 Use for extinction:
P378a Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P378b Use for extinction: Special powder for metal fires.
P378c Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
P378d Use for extinction: Water.
P378e Use for extinction: Water haze.
P378f Use for extinction: Water spray.
P378g Use for extinction: Foam.
P378h Use for extinction: Alcohol resistant foam.
P378i Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder.
P378j Use for extinction: BC powder.
P378k Use for extinction: ABC powder.
P378l Use for extinction: Carbon dioxide.
P378m Use for extinction: Limestone powder.
P378n Use for extinction: Cement.
P378o Use for extinction: Sand.
P378p Use for extinction: Dry sand.
P380 Evacuate area.
P381 Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do so.
P390 Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P391 Collect spillage.
 
Storage precautionary statements
P401 Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P401a Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P402 Store in a dry place.
P402+P404 Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.
P403 Store in a well-ventilated place.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P404 Store in a closed container.
P405 Store locked up.
P406 Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P407 Maintain air gap between stacks/pallets.
P410 Protect from sunlight.
P410+P403 Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.
P410+P412 Protect from sunlight. Do no expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C/ 122°F.
P411 Store at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ...°F.
P411+P235 Store at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ... °F. Keep cool.
P411a Store at temperatures not exceeding $°C.
P411a+P235 Store at temperatures not exceeding $°C. Keep cool.
P411b Store at temperatures not exceeding $°F.
P411b+P235 Store at temperatures not exceeding $°F. Keep cool.
P412 Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C/ 122°F.
P413 Store bulk masses greater than ... kg/ ... lbs at temperatures not exceeding ... °C/ ... °F.
P413a Store bulk masses greater than $ kg at temperatures not exceeding $°C.
P413b Store bulk masses greater than $ lbs at temperatures not exceeding $°F.
P420 Store away from other materials.
P420a Store away from foodstuffs.
P420b Store away from flammable substances.
P420c Store away from oxidizing agents.
P420d Store away from reducing agents.
P420e Store away from water.
P420f Store away from metals.
P420g Store away from acids.
P420h Store away from caustic solutions.
P422 Store contents under ...
P422a Store contents under inert gas.
P422b Store contents under protective gas.
P422c Store contents under solvent.
P422d Store under water.
P422e Store in petroleum.
P422f Store in nitrogen.
 
Disposal precautionary statements
P501 Dispose of contents/container to ...
P501a Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P502 Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.
 

Hazard Statements

 
Physical hazards
H200 Unstable explosives.
H201 Explosive; mass explosion hazard.
H202 Explosive, severe projection hazard.
H203 Explosive; fire, blast or projection hazard.
H204 Fire or projection hazard.
H205 May mass explode in fire.
H220 Extremely flammable gas.
H221 Flammable gas.
H222 Extremely flammable aerosol.
H223 Flammable aerosol.
H224 Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.
H227 Combustible liquid.
H228 Flammable solid.
H240 Heating may cause an explosion.
H241 Heating may cause a fire or explosion.
H242 Heating may cause a fire.
H250 Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air.
H251 Self-heating: may catch fire.
H252 Self-heating in large quantities; may catch fire.
H260 In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
H261 In contact with water releases flammable gas.
H270 May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer.
H271 May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer.
H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer.
H280 Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
H281 Contains refrigerated gas; may cause cryogenic burns or injury.
H290 May be corrosive to metals.
 
Health hazards
H300 Fatal if swallowed.
H300+H310 Fatal if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H300+H310+H330 Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H300+H330 Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled.
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H301+H311 Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H301+H311+H331 Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H301+H331 Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled.
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H302+H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H302+H312+H332 Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H302+H332 Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H303 May be harmful if swallowed.
H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H305 May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways.
H310 Fatal in contact with skin.
H310+H330 Fatal in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H311 Toxic in contact with skin.
H311+H331 Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
H312+H332 Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H313 May be harmful in contact with skin.
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H316 Causes mild skin irritation.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H320 Causes eye irritation.
H330 Fatal if inhaled.
H331 Toxic if inhaled.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
H333 May be harmful if inhaled.
H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
H335+H336 May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H340 May cause genetic defects.
H340-EG May cause genetic defects .
H340a May cause genetic defects.
H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H341-EG Suspected of causing genetic defects .
H341a Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 May cause cancer.
H350-EG May cause cancer .
H350a May cause cancer.
H350i May cause cancer by inhalation.
H351 Suspected of causing cancer.
H351-EG Suspected of causing cancer .
H351a Suspected of causing cancer.
H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H360+H362 May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause harm to breast-fed children.
H360-EG May damage fertility or the unborn child .
H360a May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H360D May damage the unborn child.
H360Df May damage the unborn child. Suspected of damaging fertility.
H360F May damage fertility.
H360Fd May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H360FD May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.
H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H361-EG Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child .
H361a Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H361d Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H361f Suspected of damaging fertility.
H361fd Suspected of damaging fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H362 May cause harm to breast-fed children.
H370 Causes damage to organs.
H370-EG Causes damage to organs .
H370a Causes damage to organs.
H371 May cause damage to organs.
H371-EG May cause damage to organs .
H371a May cause damage to organs.
H372 Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H372-EG Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .
H372a Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H373-EG May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .
H373a May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
 
Environmental Hazards
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.
H401 Toxic to aquatic life.
H402 Harmful to aquatic life.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H413 May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.
H420 Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmospere.
 

European Union Hazard Statements

EUH001 Explosive when dry.
EUH006 Explosive with or without contact with air.
EUH014 Reacts violently with water.
EUH018 In use may form flammable/explosive vapour-air mixture.
EUH018a In use may form explosive vapour-air mixture.
EUH018b In use may form flammable vapour-air mixture.
EUH019 May form explosive peroxides.
EUH029 Contact with water liberates toxic gas.
EUH030 Can become highly flammable in use.
EUH031 Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
EUH032 Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
EUH044 Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
EUH059 Hazardous to the ozone layer.
EUH066 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
EUH070 Toxic by eye contact.
EUH071 Corrosive to the respiratory tract.
EUH201 Contains lead. Should not be used on surfaces liable to be chewed or sucked by children. Warning! Contains lead.
EUH201A Warning! Contains lead.
EUH202 Cyanoacrylate. Danger. Bonds skin and eyes in seconds. Keep out of the reach of children.
EUH203 Contains chromium (VI). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH204 Contains isocyanates. See information supplied by the manufacturer.
EUH205 Contains epoxy constituents. See information supplied by the manufacturer.
EUH206 Warning! Do not use together with other products. May release dangerous gases (chlorine).
EUH207 Warning! Contains cadmium. Dangerous fumes are formed during use. See information supplied by the manufacturer. Comply with the safety instructions.
EUH207-EG Warning! Contains cadmium. Dangerous fumes are formed during use. See information supplied by the manufacturer. Comply with the safety instructions.
EUH208 Contains (name of sensitising substance). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH208-EG Contains (name of sensitising substance). May produce an allergic reaction.
EUH209 Can become highly flammable in use.
EUH209a Can become highly flammable in use.
EUH209b Can become flammable in use.
EUH209A Can become flammable in use.
EUH210 Safety data sheet available on request.
EUH229 Pressurised container: May burst if heated.
EUH401 To avoid risks to human health and the environment, comply with the instructions for use.

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