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ANNEX 3

Safety Phrases Concerning Dangerous Chemical Substances and Preparations used in the Countries of EU

(Phrases in parenthesis) are no longer in use.


S1 Keep locked up.

S2 Keep out of the reach of children.

S3 Keep in a cool place.

S4 Keep away from living quarters.

S5 Keep contents under ... (appropriate liquid to be specified by the manufacturer).

S6 Keep under ... (inert gas to be specified by the manufacturer).

S7 Keep container tightly closed.

S8 Keep container dry.

S9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place.

S12 Do not keep container sealed.

S13 Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.

S14 Keep away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer).

S15 Keep away from heat.

S16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

S17 Keep away from combustible material.

S18 Handle and open container with care.

S20 When using do not eat or drink.

S21 When using do not smoke.

S22 Do not breathe dust.

S23 Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer).

S24 Avoid contact with skin.

S25 Avoid contact with eyes.

S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

S27 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

S28 After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S29 Do not empty into drains.

S30 Never add water to this product.

S33 Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

(S34 Avoid shock and friction.)

S35 This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way.

S36 Wear suitable protective clothing.

S37 Wear suitable gloves.

S38 In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.

S39 Wear eye/face protection.

S40 To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S41 In case of fire and/or explosion, do not breathe fumes.

S42 During fumigation/spraying, wear suitable respiratory equipment (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer).

S43 In case of fire, use ... (indicate in the space the precise type of fire-fighting equipment. If water increases the risk, add - Never use water).

(S44 If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).)

S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).

S46 If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

S47 Keep at temperature not exceeding ...C (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S48 Keep wetted with ... (appropriate material to be specified by the manufacturer).

S49 Keep only in the original container.

S50 Do not mix with ... (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S51 Use only in well-ventilated areas.

S52 Not recommended for interior use on large surface areas.

S53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.

(S54 Obtain the consent of pollution control authorities before discharging to wastewater treatment plants.)

(S55 Treat using the best available techniques before discharge into drains or the aquatic environment.)

S56 Dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point.

S57 Use appropriate container to avoid environmental contamination.

(S58 To be disposed of as hazardous waste.)

S59 Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.

S60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheets.

S62 If swallowed do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

Combination of S-Phrases

S1/2 Keep locked up and out of reach of children.

S3/7 Keep container tightly closed in a cool place.

(S3/9 Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place.)

(S3/7/9 Keep container tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place.)

S3/9/14 Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer).

S3/9/49 Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place.

S3/9/14/49 Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer).

S3/14 Keep in a cool place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer).

S7/8 Keep container tightly closed and dry.

S7/9 Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place.

S20/21 When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

S36/37 Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.

S36/39 Wear suitable protective clothing and eye/face protection.

S37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.

S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.

S47/49 Keep only in the original container at temperature not exceeding ...C (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S3/7 Keep container tightly closed in a cool place.

S7/47 Keep container tightly closed and at a temperature not exceeding ...0C (to be specified by the manufacturer).

S29/56 Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point.


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Updated by AS. Approved by EC. Last update: 30.11.2004.