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Chemistry Symbol

Safety symbols and workplace rules

This material could kill you if it is swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin (symbol) Poisonous
Chemicals in this division won't kill you immediately, but could cause such unwelcome effects as birth defects in your children or liver damage (symbol) Poisonous and infectious material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
The fact that most aerosol cans have propellants that can be ignited easily means that this symbol should be on their labels (symbol) Flammable and combustible material
Industrial cleaners containing sodium hydroxide, a very corrosive base, should have this symbol on their label. Corrosive material
Heating or dropping could cause these cylinders of pressurized gases to explode.(symbol) Compressed Gas
Some chemicals bearing this symbol could undergo a dangerous reaction if they come in contact with water. (symbol) Dangerously reactive materials
Blood samples that have been contaminated by Hepatitis B viruses should be tagged with this symbol. Biohazardous infectious material
Since it poses such a fire hazard, a bottle of methanol would have this symbol on its label. Flammable and combustible material
A chemical that causes cancer after prolonged and repeated exposure would get this symbol on its label. Poisonous and infectious material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
By releasing oxygen, can cause a flammable material to burn more easily. Oxidizing material
What does HHPS stand for Hazardous household product symbols
What is the CAS# The single identifying number for each specific substance. CAS# should match the CAS# on the bottle label
What is the accidental release measure for? Firefighters
What is the NFPA code? National Fire Protection Association.
The NFPA rates the substance under fire conditions in __ categories. What are they? 4 categories Health, Flammability, Reactivity, and unusual reactivity. 4 is a sever hazard, 0 is no hazard.
What are acute effects? Short term effects.
What are chronic effects? Long term effects.
What does ORL stand for? Oral.
What does IHL stand for? Inhalation.
What does SKN stand for? Skin absorption.
What is transport information for? Department of Transportation shipping information is included for your school district, emergency responders, and transport/shipping departments.
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