Table of New GHS Hazard Symbols


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New Hazardous Substances (COSHH) Symbols


GHS09 Environmental hazard: Hazardous to the aquatic environment


Example - Toxic to the aquatic life with long lasting effects

GHS09 Symbol Hazardous to the aquatic environment

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GHS06 Toxic: Acute toxicity


Example - Toxic if swallowed

GHS06 Symbol Acute toxicity

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GHS04 Compressed Gas: Gases under pressure


Example - Contains gas under pressure; may explode when heated

GHS04 Symbol Gases under pressure

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GHS05 Corrosive: Corrosive


Example - Causes serious eye damage

GHS05 Symbol Corrosive

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GHS01 Explosive: Explosives


Example - Heating may cause an explosion

GHS01 Symbol Explosives

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GHS02 Flammable: Flammable


Example - Heating may cause a fire

GHS02 Symbol Flammable

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GHS07 Harmful: Caution


Example - May cause an allergic skin reaction

GHS07 Symbol Caution

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GHS03 Oxidising: Oxidising


Example - May intensify fire; oxidiser

GHS03 Symbol Oxidising

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GHS08 Health Hazard: Longer term health hazards


Example - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhale

GHS08 Symbol Longer term health hazards

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