A new system for labelling chemicals with their hazards is being introduced throughout Europe in the period from December 2010 to 2015. Schools will already be receiving chemicals labelled with the new diamond-shaped hazard symbols and new hazard information. There is no need to panic at this stage.
Philippa Nobss (Institute Science technology - IST) has kindly provided us with a handy printable sheet listing CLP/GHS Hazard Statement with pictograms hich you can use as a reference wall display.
List of Hazard statements and pictograms. You can also visit our Downloads area to obtain this and other useful documents!
Find out all you need to know in CLEAPSS latest guidance document GL101 - An introduction to GHS / CLP chemical hazard labelling. In the meantime you can download and resize all of the important GHS pictograms that will affect School Science technician directly from UNENCE GHS website from here.
- UNECE organisation simple and easy to download & resize pictograms
- There is further information from the HSE website here.