Worth knowing Hazard pictograms

Worth knowing Hazard pictograms

Coding according to GHS




GHS01Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme ExplosivExplosiveLiquids, solids and mixtures that explode due to impact, friction, heating, fire or other sources of ignition (e.g. electrical contacts).
GHS02Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme HochentzündlichHighly flammableFlammable gases, liquids, aerosols and solids. Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases, spontaneously combustible and self-reactive liquids and solids, substances and mixtures capable of self-heating.
GHS03Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme BrandförderndOxidisingOxidising and flammable solids, liquids and gases.
GHS04Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme Gas unter DruckGas under pressureGases and gas mixtures contained in a container, compressed gases (liquefied under pressure), dissolved and refrigerated liquefied gases. 
GHS05Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme ÄtzendCorrosiveSubstances and mixtures which are corrosive to metal and may damage or destroy it. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS06Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme HochgiftigHighly toxicChemicals which, even in small quantities, cause serious damage to health or death after ingestion, inhalation or contact with the skin.
GHS07Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme Vorsicht GefährlichCaution DangerousLess harmful substances or mixtures. Acutely harmful after inhalation, ingestion or skin contact, irritation of the skin or eye, sensitisation of the skin (caused allergic skin reactions).
GHS08Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme GesundheitsschädigendHarmful to healthSubstances and mixtures with organ-specific toxic effects or long-term health hazards such as carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic effects. Liquids which cause severe lung damage after ingestion (aspiration hazard) and substances which may cause allergies or breathing difficulties when inhaled (respiratory sensitisation) and show specific organ toxicity after single or repeated exposure.
GHS09Wissenswertes Gefahrenpiktogramme GewässergefährdendHarmful to the aquatic environmentSubstances and mixtures that have an acute and/or long-term harmful effect on aquatic organisms, i.e. are acutely or chronically harmful to water.