(European Union Commission Directive 2001/59/EC defines hazard codes and phrases for classification, packaging and labeling of dangerous substances.For complete hazard and safety information always refer to the MSDS)

Risk Phrases

Indication of Particular Risks

R1: Explosive when dry

2: Risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire or other sources of ignition

3: Extreme risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire or other sources of ignition

4: Forms very sensitive explosive metallic compounds

5: Heating may cause an explosion

6: Explosive with or without contact with air

7:  May cause fire

8: Contact with combustible material may cause fire

9: Explosive when mixed with combustible material

10: Flammable

11: Highly Flammable

12: Extremely Flammable

14: Reacts violently with water

15: Contact with water liberates extremely flammable gases

16: Explosive when mixed with oxidizing substances

17: Spontaneously flammable in air

18: In use may form flammable/explosive vapor-air mixture

19: May form explosive peroxides

20: Harmful by inhalation

21: Harmful in contact with skin

22: Harmful if swallowed

23: Toxic by inhalation

24: Toxic in contact with skin

25: Toxic if swallowed

26: Very Toxic by inhalation

27: Very Toxic in contact with skin

28: Very Toxic if swallowed

29: Contact with water liberates toxic gas

30: Can become highly flammable in use

31: Contact with acids liberates toxic gas

32: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas

33: Danger of cumulative effects

34: Causes burns

35: Causes severe burns

36: Irritating to the eyes

37: Irritating to the respiratory system

38: Irritating to the skin

39: Danger of very serious irreversible effects

40: Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect

41: Risk of serious damage to eyes

42: May cause sensitization by inhalation

43: May cause sensitization by skin contact

44: Risk of explosion if heated under confinement

45: May cause cancer

46: May cause heritable genetic damage

48: Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure

49: May cause cancer by inhalation

50: Very Toxic to aquatic organisms

51: Toxic to aquatic organisms

52: Harmful to aquatic organisms

53: May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

54: Toxic to flora

55: Toxic to fauna

56: Toxic to soil organisms

57: Toxic to bees

58: May cause long-term adverse effects in the environment

59: Dangerous for the ozone layer

60: May impair fertility

61: May cause harm to the unborn child

62: Possible risk of impaired fertility

63: Possible risk of harm to the unborn child

64: May cause harm to breast-fed babies

65: Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed

66: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking

67: Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness

68: Possible risk of irreversible effects