Hazard Symbols

Hazard symbols according to the Dangerous Substances and
Dangerous Preparations Directive and the EU GHS Hazard Pictograms

 
Dangerous Substances and Dangerous Preparations Directive
Indication of Danger Reference Letter Symbol
 
Explosive   E  
Extremely flammable
Highly flammable
  F+
F
 
Oxidising   0  
No current match      
Corrosive   C  
Very toxic
Toxic
  T+
T
 
Harmful
Irritant
  Xn
Xi
 
No current match      
Dangerous to
the environment
  N  
No current match      
 
EU GHS Regulation
Exemplary Hazard Class/Categories Signal
Word
Hazard Pictogram
 
Explosives, divisions 1.1-1.3
Explosives, division 1.4
  Danger Warning  
Flammable liquids, cat. 1, 2
Flammable liquids, cat.3
  Danger Warning  
Oxidising liquids, cat. 1, 2
Oxidising liquids, cat. 3
  Danger Warning  
Gases under pressure,
compressed gases
  Warning  
Skin corrosion, cat. 1A, 1B, 1C
Corrosive to metals, cat. 1
  Danger Warning  
Acute toxicity, cat. 1,2,3   Danger  
Acute toxicity, cat. 4
Skin irritation, cat. 2
  Warning Warning  
Carcinogenicity, cat. 1A, 1B
Carcinogenicity, cat. 2
  Danger Warning  
Hazardous to the aquatic
environment, cat. 1
  Warning  
Hazardous for the ozone layer   Danger   No Pictogram