Chemical Label Information

Chemical Name

CAS No.

NFPA 704 Label Data

Hazard Information

Health

Fire

Reactivity

Other

acetone

67641

1

3

0

 

Eye, skin and mucous membrane irritatiion. Central nervous system depression.

chloroform

67663

2

0

0

 

CAR [1] and TERAT [2] Liver and kidney disorders. Eye and skin irritation. Central nervous system depression. Cardiac arrythmia.

ethanol

64175

0

3

0

 

Skin and eye irritation.

ethyl alcohol

64175

0

3

0

 

Skin and eye irritation.

hydrofluoric acid

7664393

4

0

0

 

Acute [3] - Skin contact can lead to bone damage. Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation.

hydrogen peroxide (35 to 52%)

7722841

2

0

1

OX

Very irritating to the skin, eye and respiratory tract.

hydrogen peroxide (> 52%)

7722841

2

0

3

OX

Extremely irritating to the skin, eye and respiratory tract.

isopropanol

67630

1

3

0

 

Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation.

isopropyl alcohol

67630

1

3

0

 

Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation.

methanol

67561

1

3

0

 

Central nervous system depression. Dizziness. Eye damage.

methyl alcohol

67561

1

3

0

 

Central nervous system depression. Dizziness. Eye damage.

methyl chloroform

71556

3

1

1

 

Skin irritant

nitric acid (concentrated)

7697372

3

0

0

OX

Corrosive to skin and mucous membranes. Inhalation of gases can cause similar effects in lungs.

2-propanol

67630

1

3

0

 

Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation.

sulfuric acid (concentrated)

7064939

3

0

2

W

Corrosive to skin and mucous membranes. Respiratory irritation.

1,1,1-trichloroethane

71556

3

1

1

 

Skin irritation

trichloroethylene –

79016

2

1

0

 

CAR [2] [4] Liver and kidney damage. Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation.

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[1] CAR [1] = ANL class 1 select carcinogen
[2] TERAT = Teratogen
[3] Acute = Acute Toxicity
[4] CAR [2] = ANL class 2 select carcinoge

 

NFPA Hazard Ratings Summary:

Health – Blue

4 – Danger – Can be fatal even with shot exposure, protective equipment is required.

3 – Warning – Material is toxic or corrosive, skin contact and inhalation should be avoided.

2 – Warning – Can be harmful if absorbed or inhaled.

1 – Caution – Can cause minor irritation

0 – No known hazard.

Reactivity – Yellow

4 – Danger – At room temperature, the material is explosive.

3 – Danger – Can be explosive if mixed with water, heated under confinement, or shocked.

2 – Warning – Unstable and can react violently when mixed with water.

1 – Caution – Can react when mixed with water or heated but not violently.

0 – Stable – When mixed with water, material is not reactive.

Flammability – Red

4 – Danger – An extremely flammable gas or liquid.

3 – Warning – Flammable liquid with a flash point below 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

2 – Caution – A combustible liquid that has a flash point between 100 and 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

1 – Combustible when heated.

0 – Not combustible.

Special Precautions – White

Oxy – Oxidizing Agent

W – Water Reactive

 

Reviewed and Updated - January 5, 2011