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Hazard Statements (H-phrases, Hazard Statements, Hazard statements) are uniform warnings of the nature or degree of a hazard, established under the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

Warnings are used as a set of standard phrases to briefly describe common hazards associated with handling chemicals. In 2011, the list of warnings was republished in the fourth revised edition of the GHS.

The number of entries in this glossary is 122.
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Glossaries

Term Definition
H420
Causes damage to human health and the environment by destroying the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere
H413
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life
H412
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
H411
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
H410
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
H402
Harmful to aquatic organisms
H401
Toxic to aquatic organisms
H400
Very toxic to aquatic life
H373
May cause damage to organs (****) through prolonged or repeated exposure (**)
H372
Harmful to organs (****) through prolonged or repeated exposure (**)
H371
May damage organs (****) (**)
H370
Harmful to organs (****) (**)
H362
May harm babies
H361
Suspected of damaging fertility or fetus (***) (**)
H360
May damage fertility or fetus (***) (**)
H351
Suspected of causing cancer (**)
H350
May cause cancer (*)
H341
Suspected of causing genetic defects (*)
H340
May cause genetic defects (*)
H336
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
H335
May cause respiratory irritation
H334
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
H333
May be harmful if inhaled
H332
Harmful if inhaled
H331
Toxic by inhalation
H330
Fatal if inhaled
H320
Irritating to eyes
H319
Causes serious eye irritation
H318
Causes serious eye damage
H317
May cause an allergic skin reaction
H316
Causes mild skin irritation
H315 + H320
Irritating to skin and eyes
H315
Irritating to skin
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H313 + H333
May be harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled
H313
May be harmful in contact with skin
H312 + H332
Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled
H312
Harmful in contact with skin
H311 + H331
Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled
H311
Toxic in contact with skin
H310 + H330
Fatal in contact with skin or if inhaled
H310
Fatal in contact with skin
H305
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways.
H304
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H303 + H333
May be harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
H303+H313+H333
May be harmful if swallowed
H303 + H313
May be harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
H303
May be harmful if swallowed
H302 + H332
Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
H302+H312+H332
Harmful if swallowed
H302 + H312
Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
H302
Harmful if swallowed
H301 + H331
Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled
H301+H311+H331
Toxic if swallowed
H301 + H311
Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
H301
Toxic if swallowed
H300 + H330
Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled
H300+H310+H330
Fatal if swallowed
H300 + H310
Fatal if swallowed or in contact with skin
H300
Fatal if swallowed
H290
May be corrosive to metals
H281
Contains refrigerated gas; may cause cryogenic burns or injury
H280
Contains gas under pressure; may explode when heated
H272
May intensify burning; oxidizing agent
H271
May cause combustion and explosion; strong oxidizing agent
H270
May cause or intensify burning; oxidizing agent
H261
In contact with water, releases flammable gas
H260
In contact with water, release flammable gases
H252
Self-heating substances in large quantities; fire probability
H251
Self-heating substances; fire risk
H250
Spontaneous combustion in the open air
H242
Heating may cause fire
H241
Heating may cause explosion or fire
H240
Explosion may occur if heated
H232
May spontaneously ignite on contact with air
H231
Upon reaction, an explosion may occur even in the absence of air at elevated pressure and / or temperature
H230
Reacts can cause an explosion even in the absence of air
H229
Pressurized cylinder: may burst when heated
H228
Flammable solid
H227
Flammable liquid
H226
Flammable liquid and vapor
H225
Flammable liquid and vapor
H224
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor
H223
Flammable aerosols
H222
Flammable aerosols
H221
Flammable gas
H220
Flammable gas
H208
Danger of fire; increased risk of explosion with reduced desensitizing agent
H207
Danger of fire or projection; increased risk of explosion with reduced desensitizing agent
H206
H205
Possibility of mass explosion by fire
H204
Risk of fire or projection
H203
Explosive; fire hazard
H202
Explosive; significant spreading hazard
H201
Explosive; mass explosion hazard
H200
Volatile Explosive
EUH 401
To avoid danger to human health and the environment, the operating instructions must be followed.
EUH 210
Safety data sheet available upon request.
EUH 209A
May become flammable in use.
EUH 209
May become highly flammable when used.
EUH 208
Contains (name of sensitizing substance). May cause allergic reactions.
EUH 207
Attention! Contains cadmium! Dangerous vapors are generated during use. See Information
EUH 206
Warning! Do not use in conjunction with other products. May give off hazardous gases (chlorine).
EUH 205
Contains epoxy components. May cause an allergic reaction.
EUH 204
Contains isocyanates. May cause an allergic reaction.
EUH 203
contains chromium (VI). May cause an allergic reaction.
EUH 202
Cyanoacrylate. Danger! Sticks to skin and eyes in seconds. Keep out of the reach of children.
EUH 201A
Attention! Contains lead.
EUH 201
Contains lead. Do not use on surfaces
EUH 071
Irritating to the respiratory tract.
EUH 070
Toxic in contact with eyes.
EUH 066
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
EUH 059
Dangerous for the ozone layer.
EUH 044
Risk of explosion if heated in confined spaces.
EUH 032
Contact with acids releases a highly toxic gas.
EUH 031
Contact with acids releases toxic gas.
EUH 029
On contact with water, toxic gas is formed.
EUH 019
May form explosive peroxides.
EUH 018
During use, flammable / explosive vapors / air mixtures may form.
EUH 014
Reacts violently with water.