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1.1.2.: Information related to the classification and labelling of each entry in Table 3

1.1.2.1. Classification codes
1.1.2.1.1. Hazard class and category codes
The classification for each entry is based on the criteria set out in Annex I, in accordance with Article 13(a) and is presented in the form of a code representing the hazard class and the category or categories/divisions/types within this hazard class.
The Hazard class and category codes used for each of the hazard categories/divisions/types included in a class are shown in Table 1.1.


Table 1.1

Hazard Class

Hazard Class and Category Code

Explosive

Unst. Expl.

Expl. 1.1

Expl. 1.2

Expl. 1.3

Expl. 1.4

Expl. 1.5

Expl. 1.6

▼M4

Flammable gas

Flam. Gas 1

Flam. Gas 2

Chem. Unst. Gas A

Chem. Unst. Gas B

Aerosol

Aerosol 1

Aerosol 2

Aerosol 3

▼B

Oxidising gas

Ox. Gas 1

Gases under pressure

Press. Gas (1)

Flammable liquid

Flam. Liq. 1

Flam. Liq. 2

Flam. Liq. 3

Flammable solid

Flam. Sol. 1

Flam. Sol. 2

Self-reactive substance or mixture

Self-react. A

Self-react. B

Self-react. CD

Self-react. EF

Self-react. G

Pyrophoric liquid

Pyr. Liq. 1

Pyrophoric solid

Pyr. Sol. 1

Self-heating substance or mixture

Self-heat. 1

Self-heat. 2

Substance or mixture which in contact with water emits flammable gas

Water-react. 1

Water-react. 2

Water-react. 3

Oxidising liquid

Ox. Liq. 1

Ox. Liq. 2

Ox. Liq. 3

Oxidising solid

Ox. Sol. 1

Ox. Sol. 2

Ox. Sol. 3

Organic peroxide

Org. Perox. A

Org. Perox. B

Org. Perox. CD

Org. Perox. EF

Org. Perox. G

Substance or mixture corrosive to metals

Met. Corr. 1

Acute toxicity

Acute Tox. 1

Acute Tox. 2

Acute Tox. 3

Acute Tox. 4

▼M12

Skin corrosion/irritation

Skin Corr. 1

Skin Corr. 1A

Skin Corr. 1B

Skin Corr. 1C

Skin Irrit. 2

▼B

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

Eye Dam. 1

Eye Irrit. 2

Respiratory/skin sensitization

►M2  Resp. Sens. 1, 1A, 1B ◄

►M2  Skin. Sens. 1, 1A, 1B ◄

Germ cell mutagenicity

Muta. 1A

Muta. 1B

Muta. 2

Carcinogenicity

Carc. 1A

Carc. 1B

Carc. 2

Reproductive toxicity

Repr. 1A

Repr. 1B

Repr. 2

Lact.

Specific target organ toxicity — single exposure

STOT SE 1

STOT SE 2

STOT SE 3

Specific target organ toxicity — repeated exposure

STOT RE 1

STOT RE 2

Aspiration hazard

Asp. Tox. 1

Hazardous to the aquatic environment

Aquatic Acute 1

Aquatic Chronic 1

Aquatic Chronic 2

Aquatic Chronic 3

Aquatic Chronic 4

Hazardous for the ozone layer

►M2  Ozone 1 ◄

(*1)   see Note U in 1.1.3.

1.1.2.1.2. Hazard statement codes
The hazard statements assigned in accordance with Article 13(b) are indicated in accordance with Annex III. In addition, for certain hazard statements, letters are added to the 3-digit hazard statement code for further differentiations. The following additional codes are used:


H350i

May cause cancer by inhalation.

H360F

May damage fertility.

H360D

May damage the unborn child.

H361f

Suspected of damaging fertility.

H361d

Suspected of damaging the unborn child.

H360FD

May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.

H361fd

Suspected of damaging fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.

H360Fd

May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.

H360Df

May damage the unborn child. Suspected of damaging fertility.

1.1.2.2. Labelling codes
In the labelling column, the following elements are listed:
(i) the hazard pictogram codes as specified in Annex V, in accordance with the precedence rules in Article 26;
(ii) the signal word code ‘Dgr’ for ‘Danger’or ‘Wng’ for ‘Warning’, in accordance with the precedence rule in Article 20(3);
(iii) the hazard statement codes as specified in Annex III, in accordance with the classification;
(iv) the codes for the supplemental statements assigned in accordance with Article 25(1) and the rules specified in Annex II, part 1.
1.1.2.3. Specific concentration limits, M-factors and Acute Toxicity Estimates (ATE)
Specific concentration limits (SCL), where different from the generic concentration limits given in Annex I for a certain category, are given in a separate column together with the classification concerned using the same codes as under 1.1.2.1.1. Also harmonised ATEs are listed in the same column of table 3. The SCLs and harmonised ATEs must be used by the manufacturer, importer or downstream user for the classification of a mixture containing this substance. When applying an ATE, the additivity formula as described in 3.1.3.6 of Annex I shall be used. Where no specific concentration limits are given in this Annex for a certain category, the generic concentration limits given in Annex I must be applied for the classification of substances containing impurities, additives or individual constituents or for mixtures. If harmonised ATE values are missing for acute toxicity the correct value has to be established by using the available data.
Unless otherwise shown, the concentration limits are a percentage by weight of the substance calculated with reference to the total weight of the mixture.
In case an M-factor has been harmonised for substances classified as hazardous to the aquatic environment in the categories Aquatic Acute 1 or Aquatic Chronic 1, that M-factor is given in Table 3 in the same column as the specific concentration limits. In case an M-factor for Aquatic Acute 1 and an M-factor for Aquatic Chronic 1 have been harmonised, each M-factor shall be listed in the same line as its corresponding differentiation. Where a single M-factor is given in Table 3 and the substance is classified as Aquatic Acute 1 and Aquatic Chronic 1, that M-factor shall be used by the manufacturer, importer or downstream user for the classification of a mixture containing this substance for acute and long-term aquatic hazards using the summation method. Where no M-factor is given in Table 3, M-factor(s) based on available data for the substance shall be set by the manufacturer, importer or downstream user. For the setting and use of M-factors, see Section 4.1.3.5.5.5 of Annex I.