H-Statements

H200-Series: Physical hazards

  • H200 Unstable, explosive.
  • H201 Explosive; mass explosion hazard.
  • H202 Explosive; severe projection hazard.
  • H203 Explosive; fire, blast or projection hazard.
  • H204 Fire or projection hazard.
  • H205 May mass explode in fire.
  • H220 Extremely flammable gas.
  • H221 Flammable gas.
  • H222 Extremely flammable material.
  • H223 Flammable material.
  • H224 Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
  • H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
  • H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.
  • H228 Flammable solid.
  • H240 Heating may cause an explosion.
  • H241 Heating may cause a fire or explosion.
  • H242 Heating may cause a fire.
  • H250 Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air.
  • H251 Self-heating; may catch fire.
  • H252 Self-heating in large quantities; may catch fire.
  • H260 In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
  • H261 In contact with water releases flammable gas.
  • H270 May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer.
  • H271 May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer.
  • H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer.
  • H280 Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
  • H281 Contains refrigerated gas; may cause cryogenic burns or injury.
  • H290 May be corrosive to metals.



H300-Series: Health hazards

  • H300 Fatal if swallowed.
  • H301 Toxic if swallowed.
  • H302 Harmful if swallowed.
  • H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
  • H310 Fatal in contact with skin.
  • H311 Toxic in contact with skin.
  • H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
  • H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
  • H315 Causes skin irritation.
  • H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
  • H318 Causes serious eye damage.
  • H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
  • H330 Fatal if inhaled.
  • H331 Toxic if inhaled.
  • H332 Harmful if inhaled.
  • H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms of breathing difficulties if inhaled.
  • H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
  • H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
  • H340 May cause genetic defects, (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H350 May cause cancer May cause cancer (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H350i May cause cancer by inhalation.
  • H351 Suspected of causing cancer (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child (state specific effect if known)(state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H360 F May damage fertility.
  • H360 D May damage the unborn child.
  • H360 FD May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.
  • H360 Fd May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
  • H360 Df May damage the unborn child. Suspected of damaging fertility.
  • H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H361 f Suspected of damaging fertility.
  • H361 d Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
  • H361 fd Suspected of damaging fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
  • H362 May cause harm to breast-fed children.
  • H370 Causes damage to organs (or state all organs affected, if known) (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H371 May cause damage to organs (or state all organs affected, if known) (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H372 Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).



H400: Environmental hazards

  • H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.
  • H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
  • H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
  • H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
  • H413 May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.