BREXIT: Hot topic
Worried about Brexit fallout on chemicals regulation?
Find what experts have to say on this topic. Learn how to prepare for all potential Brexit outcomes.

2.2.3.: Hazard Communication

Label elements shall be used for substances and mixtures meeting the criteria for classification in this hazard class in accordance with Table 2.2.3.


Table 2.2.3

Label elements for flammable gases (including chemically unstable gases)

Classification

Flammable gas

Chemically unstable gas

Category 1

Category 2

Category A

Category B

GHS Pictogram

image

No pictogram

No additional pictogram

No additional pictogram

Signal Word

Danger

Warning

No additional signal word

No additional signal word

Hazard Statement

H220: Extremely flammable gas

H221: Flammable gas

Additional hazard statement H230: May react explosively even in the absence of air

Additional hazard statement H231: May react explosively even in the absence of air at elevated pressure and/or temperature

Precautionary Statement Prevention

P210

P210

P202

P202

Precautionary Statement Response

P377

P381

P377

P381

 

 

Precautionary Statement Storage

P403

P403

 

 

Precautionary Statement Disposal

 

 

 

 

The classification procedure is set out in the following decision logic (see Figures 2.2.1 to 2.2.2).

Figure 2.2.1

Flammable gases

image

Figure 2.2.2

Chemically unstable gases

image