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                Hazard Information

                All materials listed in this catalogue, whatever the quantity supplied, are sold for research or development purposes. We make no warranty that the materials are fit for a particular purpose.  In purchasing materials from this catalogue, customers should be aware that there may be hazards associated with their use and in the handling of them.  Complete toxicological or hazard investigations are the responsibility of the customer.  Ingestion or contact with the human body may be harmful.  The responsibility for the safe use of our products rests with the customer. All materials should be handled by qualified personnel familiar with laboratory procedures and who are familiar with the nature of the material and any necessary precautions which should be taken in the handling, use and storage of the products.  The customer shall be responsible for the control and use of the products offered in this catalogue whether alone or in combination with other articles or substances or in any other manner whatsoever.

                • Gas under pressure

                  Gas under pressure

                  Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
                  Contains refrigerated gas; may cause cryogenic burns or injury.

                • Explosive


                  Unstable explosive
                  Explosive; mass explosion hazard
                  Explosive; severe projection hazard
                  Explosive; fire, blast or projection hazard
                  May mass explode in fire

                • Oxidising


                  May cause or intensify fire; oxidiser.
                  May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidiser.

                • Flammable


                  Extremely flammable gas
                  Flammable gas
                  Extremely flammable aerosol
                  Flammable aerosol
                  Highly flammable liquid and vapour
                  Flammable liquid and vapour
                  Flammable solid

                • Corrosive


                  May be corrosive to metals
                  Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

                • Health hazard/Hazardous to the ozone layer

                  Health hazard/Hazardous to the ozone layer

                  May cause respiratory irritation
                  May cause drowsiness or dizziness
                  May cause an allergic skin reaction
                  Causes serious eye irritation
                  Causes skin irritation
                  Harmful if swallowed
                  Harmful in contact with skin
                  Harmful if inhaled
                  Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere

                • Acute toxicity

                  Acute toxicity

                  Fatal if swallowed
                  Fatal in contact with skin
                  Fatal if inhaled
                  Toxic: if swallowed
                  Toxic in contact with skin
                  Toxic if inhaled

                • Serious health hazard

                  Serious health hazard

                  May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
                  Causes damage to organs
                  May cause damage to organs
                  May damage fertility or the unborn child
                  Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
                  May cause cancer
                  Suspected of causing cancer
                  May cause genetic defects
                  Suspected of causing genetic defects
                  May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled

                • Hazardous to the environment

                  Hazardous to the environment

                  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
                  Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects