Toxic – Harmful – Extremely Flammable – Corrosive Labels

Where you have these ghs labels you must also have a tactile warning label. We have specialist labels that come in either 15mm or 25mm circles.

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  • GHS and BS56909 compliant
  • Paper Or Vinyl Labels
GHS hazard warning labels

Harmful & Toxic Labels

Products with these symbols on are acutely toxic. If you see the skull and cross-bones on a product it means that it’s toxic or acutely toxic to humans. The variation with the black lines on the white background with the number two on is acutely toxic gas, a six means toxic gas.

Seeing this symbol on the label means you are handling a very dangerous product that could even cause death if it comes into contact with skin or you inhale or ingest it.

This symbol will apear on items like, but not limited to:

  • E-liquids over 0.xx in nicotien, Skulls Below explanation mark
  • Most stronger printing glues
  • Household bleach
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Extremely Flammable Labels

This symbol means a product is easily ignitable. This is to varying degrees depending on the flash point of the product. With up to 73.4°F (23°C) being class one and two the most flammable requiring very careful handling. The classes break points are <140°F (60°C) class there and class 4 is products up to 199.4°F (93°C).

This symbol will appear on items like, but not limited to:

  • Aerosol
  • Nail polish remover
  • Turpentine
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Corrosive Labels

Usually, these are found on products containing acids, some common ones include sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide like the flammable there are different grades of corrosive. The biggest distinction is corrosive to skin or metals,

Category one has a “corrosion rate on either steel or aluminium surfaces exceeding 6.25mm per year at a test temperature of 55C when tested on both materials.” Source: UNECE. That said to have to display the image the product doesn’t have corrode metal, being able to corrode skin or damage eye-sight will see the product need the symbol.

This symbol will appear on items like, but not limited to:

  • Drain Cleaners
  • Alkylation Process in Oil Refineries
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GHS Label Example

ghs label example

GHS Label Printers

We can supply thermal transfer printers that are suitable for printing GHS labels.

Pre-Printed GHS Labels

Get labels printed complete or partially complete with only the red diamonds. Remember under guidelines you cant have blank squares.

Plain White Labels

Simple product that you can rely and can be supplied ready to go into a thermal printer.