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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.