straight forward health and safty advice
All over the world there are
different ways to identify the
hazardous properties of chemicals.
This can be confusing because the
same chemical can have different
hazard descriptions in different
The UN has therefore created the
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling of
Chemicals (GHS) - the new symbol
will appear below when you pass
the mouse over the old symbol -
the new symbols are now coming
into use - watch out for them!
Pass your mouse pointer over the symbol to find out how harmful it may be