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There are two sets of regulations which apply to Isopropanol Labelling, as follows:-
CHiP Regulations use an orange box with a black symbol to indicate the hazards. In this case, Isopropanol has 2 orange boxes as follows:-
These symbols are used with Risk and Safety Phrases known as R and S Phrases.
For IPA there are 3 R Phrases that appear on the label as follows:-
S Phrases for CHiP Regulations governing Isopropanol Labelling are as follows:-
Under CLP, the format for Isopropanol Labelling is totally different. The orange boxes are replaced with Hazard Pictograms in the form of red-sided diamonds with white background including a black symbol. These symbols differ from those used according to CHiP and there are also more Hazard Categories. In addition to these changes, R and S Phrases have been replaced with Hazard and Precautionary Statements, known as H and P. Isopropanol is classified as follows:-
The Hazard Pictograms codes are GHSO2 and GHSO7.
The Signal Word used on the label is 'Danger'. Precautionary Statements are assigned to each of the Hazard Statements and cover S Categories as follows:-
There are no specific P-Phrases set for Isopropanol Labelling purposes; rather, it is left open to the manufacturer or supplier to choose the most appropriate from a list. A maximum of 6 should be used unless others are necessary to describe precautions. It is advisable to apply phases similar to the previous CHiP Safety (S) Phrases.
Each Hazard Pictogram should cover at least one fifteenth of the label area; they can be arranged in various formates to fit the information on the label surface. Contact details of the manufacturer'supplier including address and telephone number need to be shown plus Nominal Quantities. Where a trade-name for the material exists, this should be included.
Symbols used in the Hazard Pictograms for IPA are a black flame and a black exclamation mark. Wording for the Hazard Statements is as follows:-
For further information on other aspects of Isopropanol, including Isopropanol Packaging, Isopropanol Safety, Isopropanol Hazards and Transporting Isopropanol, please refer to the relevant pages of this website.
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