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Risk & Safety Codes

EC Hazard Symbols - Pictograms







EC Risk and Safety Phrases

Hazardous products listed in this catalogue are marked with R and S numbers as assigned to the Risk and Safety phrases under EC legislation.


Indication of particular risks

 

R1 Explosive when dry. R35 Causes severe burns.
R2 Risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire or other sources of ignition. R36 Irritating to eyes.
R3 Extreme risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire or other sources of ignition. R37 Irritating to respiratory system.
R4 Forms very sensitive explosive metallic compounds. R38 Irritating to skin.
R5 Heating may cause an explosion. R39 Danger of very serious irreversible effects.
R6 Explosive with or without contact with air. R40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
R7 May cause fire. R41 Risk of serious damage to eyes.
R8 Contact with combustible material may cause fire. R42 May cause sensitization by inhalation.
R9 Explosive when mixed with combustible material. R43 May cause sensitization by skin contact.
R10 Flammable. R44 Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
R11 Highly flammable. R45 May cause cancer.
R12 Extremely flammable. R46 May cause heritable genetic damage.
R14 Reacts violently with water. R48 Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure.
R15 Contact with water liberates extremely flammable gases. R49 May cause cancer by inhalation.
R16 Explosive when mixed with oxidizing substances. R50 Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
R17 Spontaneously flammable in air. R51 Toxic to aquatic organisms.
R18 In use, may form flammable/explosive vapour-air mixture. R52 Harmful to aquatic organisms. -
R19 May form explosive peroxides. R53 May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
R20 Harmful by inhalation. R54 Toxic to flora.
R21 Harmful in contact with skin. R55 Toxic to fauna.
R22 Harmful if swallowed. R56 Toxic to soil organisms.
R23 Toxic by inhalation. R57 Toxic to bees.
R24 Toxic in contact with skin. R58 May cause long-term adverse effects in the environment.
R25 Toxic if swallowed. R59 Dangerous for the ozone layer.
R26 Very toxic by inhalation. R60 May impair fertility.
R27 Very toxic in contact with skin. R61 May cause harm to the unborn child.
R28 Very toxic if swallowed. R62 Possible risk of impaired fertility.
R29 Contact with water liberates toxic gas. R63 Possible risk of harm to the unborn child.
R30 Con become highly flammable in use. R64 May cause harm to breastfed babies.
R31 Contact with acids liberates toxic gas. R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
R32 Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas. R66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
R33 Danger of cumulative effects. R67 Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
R34 Causes burns. R68 Possible risk of irreversible effects.

 


Combination of particular risks

 

R14/15 Reacts violently with water, liberating extremely flammable gases. R39/26/28 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation and, if swallowed.
RI 5/29 Contact with water liberates toxic, extremely flammable gas. R39/27 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects in contact with skin.
R20/21 harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. R39/27/28 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R20/21/22 Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. R39/28 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects if swallowed.
R20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed. R42/43 May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact.
R21/22 Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed. R48/20 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
R23/24 Toxic by inhalation and in contact with skin. R48/20/21 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and in contact with skin.
R23/24/25 Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. R48/20/21/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R23/25 Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed. R48/20/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and if swallowed.
R24/25 Toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed. R48/21 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin.
R26/27 Very toxic by inhalation and in contact with skin. R48/21/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R26/27/28 Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. R48/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed.
R26/28 Very toxic by inhalation and if swallowed. R48/23 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
R27/28 Very toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed. R48/23/24 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and in contact with skin.
R36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system. R48/23/24/25 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. R48/23/25 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and if swallowed.
R36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin. R48/24 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin.
R37/38 Irritating to respiratory system and skin. R48/24/25 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R39/23 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation. R48/25 Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed.
R39/23/24 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation and in contact with skin. R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
R39/23/24/25 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. R51/53 Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
R39/23/25 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation and if swallowed. R52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
R39/24 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects in contact with skin. R68/20 Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation.
R39/24/25 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects in contact with skin and if swallowed. R68/20/21 Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation and in contact with skin.
R39/25 Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects if swallowed. R68/20/21/22 Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R39/26 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation. R68/20/22 Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation and if swallowed.
R39/26/27 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation and in contact with skin. R68/21 Harmful:, possible risk of irreversible effects in contact with skin.
R39/26/27/28 Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. R68/21/22 Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects in contact with skin and if swallowed,

 


 


Indication of safety precautions required

 

S1 Keep locked up. S28i After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of propylene glycol.
S2 Keep out of the reach of children. S28j After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of propylene glycol 400 (Roticlean).
S3 Keep in a cool place. S29 Do not empty into drains.
S4 Keep away from living quarters. S30 Never add water to this product.
S5 Keep contents under... (appropriate liquid to be specified by the manufacturer). S33 Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
S6 Keep under ... (inert gas to be specified by the manufacturer). S35 This
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material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way.
S7 Keep container tightly closed. S36 Wear suitable protective clothing.
S8 Keep container dry. S31 Wear suitable gloves.
S9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place. S38 In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
S12 Do not keep the container sealed. S39 Wear eye/face protection.
S13 Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs. S40 To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S14 Keep away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer). S40a To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use plenty of water.
S14a Keep away from acids, alkalis, heavy metal salts and reducing substances. S40b To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use diluted alkaline solution.
S14b From reducing substances (e.g. amines), acids, alkalis and heavy metal compounds (e.g. activators, drying agents, metallic soaps). S40c To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use iodized active carbon.
S15 Keep away from heat. S41 In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
S16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. S42 During fumigation/spraying wear suitable respiratory equipment (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer).
S17 Keep away from combustible material. S42a During fumigation wear suitable respiratory equipment.
S18 Handle and open
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S42b During spraying wear suitable respiratory equipment.
S20 When using do not eat or drink. S43 In case of fire, use ... (indicate in the space the precise type of fire fighting equipment. If water increases risk, odd 'Never use water')
S21 When using do not smoke. S43a For extinguishing, use sand, earth, powder or foam.
S22 Do not breathe dust. S43b Never use water.
S23 Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer). S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
S23a Do not breathe vapour/aerosol. S46 If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
S23b Do not breathe gas/vapour. S47 Keep at temperature not exceeding °C (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S23c Do not breathe gas/vapour/aerosol. S48 Keep wet with ... (appropriate material to be specified by the manufacturer).
S23d Do not breathe vapour. S48a Keep wet with water.
S23e Do not breathe aerosol. S49 Keep only in the original container.
S23f Do not breathe gas. S50 Do not mix with ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S23g Do not breathe smoke. S50a Do not mix with peroxide activators and reducing agents.
S24 Avoid contact with skin. S50b Do not mix with acids,
S25 Avoid contact with eyes. S50c Do not mix with alkali.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. S50d Do not mix with other chemicals.
S27 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. S51 Use only in well-ventilated areas.
S28 After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer). S52 Not recommended for interior use on large surface areas.
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contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
S53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
S28b After contact with skin, wash immediately with water and soap. S56 Dispose of this material and its container to hazardous or special waste collection point.
S28c After contact with skin, wash immediately with acetic acid 3% and plenty of water. S57 Use appropriate container to avoid environmental contamination.
S28d After contact with skin, wash immediately with polyethylene glycol, followed by plenty of water. S59 Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.
S28e After contact with skin, wash off immediately with cooking oil or acetic acid 0.5 -1%, then cleanse thoroughly with soap and water. S60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste
S28f After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of polyethylene glycol/ethanol (1:1). S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheets.
S28g After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of cuprous sulfate solution 2%. S62 If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
S28h After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of Lutrol. S63 In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.

 


Combination of safety precautions required

 

S1/2 Keep locked up and out of reach of children. S3/9/14e Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from iron, water, alkali.
S20/21 When using do not eat, drink or smoke. S3/9/14f Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from cellulose.
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes. S3/9/14g Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from highly flammable substances.
S27/28 After contact with skin, take off immediately all contaminated clothing, and wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer). S3/9/14/49 Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer).
S27/28a After contact with skin, take off immediately all contaminated clothing, and wash immediately with plenty of water. S3/9/14/49a Keep only in the original container in a cool well ventilated place away from acids.
S27/28b After contact with skin, take off immediately all contaminated clothing, and wash immediately with plenty of water and soap. S3/9/14/49b Keep only in the original container in a cool well ventilated place away from alkali.
S29/35 Do not empty into drains; dispose of this material and its container in a safe way. S3/9/14/49c Keep only in the original container in a cool well ventilated place away from metals.
S29/56 Do not empty into drains; dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point. S3/9/14/49d Keep only in the original container in a cool well ventilated place away from metal salts.
S3/14 Keep in a cool place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer). S3/9/14/49e Store only in the original container in a cool well-ventilated place away from iron, water and alkaline solution.
S3/14a Keep in a cool place away from acids. S3/9/14/49f Store only in the original container in a cool well-ventilated place away from cellulose.
S3/14b Keep in a cool place away from alkali. S3/9/14/49g Store only in the original container in a cool well-ventilated place away from highly flammable substances.
S3/14c Keep in a cool place away from metals. S3/9/49 Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place.
S3/14d Keep in a cool place away from metal salts. S36/37 Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
S3/14e Keep in a cool place away from iron, water, alkali. S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S3/7 Keep container tightly closed in a cool place. S36/39 Wear suitable protective clothing and eye/face protection,
S3/9/14 Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer). S37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
S3/9/14a Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from acids. S47/49 Keep only in the original container at a temperature not exceeding °C (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S3/9/141b Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from alkali. S47/49a Store only in the original container at a temperature not exceeding:
S3/9/14c Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from metals. S7/47 Keep container tightly closed and at a temperature not exceeding °C (to be specified by the manufacturer).
S3/9/14d Keep in o cool, well-ventilated place away from metal salts. S7/8 Keep container tightly closed and dry.