What is the GHS hazard rating for flammability?
|Hazard Class||Associated Hazard Category|
|Explosives||Divisions 1.1-1.6 (with 1.1 being the most hazardous, 1.6 the least hazardous)|
|Flammable gases||Categories 1 and 2|
|Flammable aerosols||Categories 1 and 2|
|Oxidizing gases||Category 1|
What is GHS flammable?
• “Flammable”: Any substance with a flashpoint above 20°F(-6.7°C) and below 100°F(37.8°C) • “Combustible”: Any substance with a flashpoint at or above 100°F(37.8°C) to and including 150°F(65.6°C)
How does the globally harmonized system Hazard Communication Standard define a flammable liquid?
Flammable liquid means a liquid having a flash point of not more than 93°C (199.4°F). Flash point means the minimum temperature at which a liquid gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air near the surface of the liquid.
What hazard class are flammable and combustible liquids?
Hazard Class 3
Hazard Class 3: Flammable and Combustible Liquids.
What are the 5 GHS categories?
GHS Hazard Class and Hazard Category
- Flammable Gases.
- Oxidizing Gases.
- Gases Under Pressure.
- Flammable Liquids.
- Flammable Solids.
- Self-Reactive Substances.
What are the 5 GHS health hazard categories?
What are the classes within the Health hazard group?
- Acute toxicity.
- Skin corrosion/irritation.
- Serious eye damage/eye irritation.
- Respiratory or skin sensitization.
- Germ cell mutagenicity.
- Reproductive toxicity.
- Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure.
What does GHS Category 5 mean?
GHS Category 5 covers chemicals with toxicities expected to fall in the range of oral and dermal LD50 of 2000 mg/kg -5000 mg/kg, or equivalent doses for inhalation toxicity.
What are the SDS categories?
Information in the SDS should be presented using the following 16 headings in the order given below:
- Hazard(s) identification.
- Composition/information on ingredients.
- First-aid measures.
- Fire-fighting measures.
- Accidental release measures.
- Handling and Storage.
- Exposure controls/personal protection.
Is GHS really harmonized?
The GHS is an acronym for The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The GHS is a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labeling of chemicals.
What hazard class is flammable liquids?
Hazard Class 3 – Flammable liquids. Flammable liquids are: A liquid having a flash point of = 60.5° C (141° F) Any material in a liquid phase with a flash point = 37.8° C (100° F) that is intentionally heated and offered for transport or transported at or above its flash point in bulk packaging.
What is the primary hazard associated with flammable liquids?
The two primary hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids are explosion and fire. Flammable liquids are particularly hazardous due to their ability to produce vapors. This vapor mixes with air and burns quickly when the flammable liquid is heated to its flashpoint or above and is ignited.
What are examples of flammable liquids?