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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