Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 203 Safety & Regulatory

203 Safety & Regulatory GHS Symbols Guide The new GHS symbols, also known as hazard pictograms, each serve a special purpose and are used to identify hazardous products. While the environmental pictogram was not mandated by OSHA, it is listed because it may be required by other agencies for labeling. Health Risk Environmental Risk Corrosive (Corrosion Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Skin corrosion/burns Eye damage Corrosive metals Oxidizing (Flame Over Circle Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Oxidizers Gas Cylinder (Cylinder Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Gasses under pressure Acute Toxic (Exclamation Mark Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Irritant (skin & eye) Skin sensitizer Acute toxicity (harmful) * This symbol is used for fatal and severe toxicity. Narcotic effects Respiratory tract infection Hazardous ozone layer (non mandatory) Environmental (not mandated in U.S.) (Environment Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Aquatic toxicity Health Hazard (Health Hazard Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Carcinogen Mutagenicity Reproductive toxicity Respiratory sensitizer Target organ toxicity Aspiration toxicity Severe Toxic (Skull & Cross Bones Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Acute toxicity (fatal or toxic)* * GHS Acute Toxic symbol is used for less severe toxicity. Flame (Flame Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Flammables Pyrophorics Self-heating Emits flammable gas Self-reactives Organic peroxides Explosive (Exploding Bomb Pictogram) Identifies chemicals with the following hazards: Explosives Self-reactives Organic peroxides Three hazard classes: Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Chemical / Physical Risk 1-888-272-3946 BradyID.com/s34 BradyID.com/ghs Learn More: GHS Whitepapers and Webinar Introduction to the Globally Harmonized System Whitepaper Five Steps to Compliant Hazard Communication Program Whitepaper GHS & Hazard Communication Webinar To download, visit www.BradyID/ghs

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