Safety Symbols

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Author:
SilvertheHunter
ID:
121874
Filename:
Safety Symbols
Updated:
2011-12-08 13:40:19
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Chemistry Safety Symbols
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Description:
Toxic Flammable Explosive Oxidising Harmful/irritant corrosive danger/radioactive dangerous to the environment
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  1. What is this symbol?









    Toxic

    These substances are a serious risk to health and can cause death.
  2. What is this symbol?

    Flammable

    These substances my easily catch fire-even under normal conditions.
  3. What is this symbol?

    Explosive

    These substances may explode if ignited or exposed to heat. A sudden shock may also start an explosion.
  4. What is this symbol?

    Oxidising

    These substances may produce much heat as they react with other materials. They can be a fire risk.
  5. What is this symbol?

    Harmful/irritant

    These substances are less of a health risk than toxic chemicals, but must still be handled with care.
  6. What is this symbol?

    Corrosive

    These chemicals destroy living tissue, including eyes and skin.
  7. What is this symbol?

    Danger/Radioactive

    Generic danger sign, but also used to warn of radioactivity.
  8. What is this symbol?

    Dangerous to the Environment

    These substances are hazardous to life and must be disposed of by specialists.

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