Packaging and labelling : pictograms
Since 2009, within the context of REACH, the CLP regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging) has introduced throughout the EU a new system for classifying and labeling chemicals. In 2015, the existing registration will be lifted, however, actually, whe have at the same time pictograms from CLP and pictograms from the existing registration.
CLP is derived from the GHS system ( System general harmonized) : GHS system will become the only internationally system in the world.
CLP is compulsory for chemical substances since 2010 and for mixtures in 2015.
SGH 01 : explosive
SGH 02 : flammable
SGH 03 : oxidising
SGH 04 : gas under pressure
SGH 05 : corrosive
SGH 06 : acute toxicity
SGH 07 : health hazard
SGH 08 : serious health hazard
SGH 09 : hazardous for the environment
Explosif means explosive
Comburant means oxidising
Inflammable means flammable
Toxique means toxic
Dangereux pour l’environnement means hazardous for the environment
Nocif means harmful
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