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Safety Data Sheet Layout Guide

(according to GHS rev. 3)

Section 2 Hazard Identification outlines the hazards of the product and the appropriate warning information (signal word, hazard statement(s) and precautionary statement(s)) associated with those hazards.

SECTION 2: Hazard Identification

 

​​2.1    Classification of the substance or mixture

 

[This sub-section indicates the hazard classification of the substance or mixture. For example, flammable liquid

Category 1.]

2.2    GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

[Based on the classification, appropriate label elements should be provided here: signal word(s), hazard statement(s) and precautionary statement(s). Pictograms (or hazard symbols) may be provided as a graphical reproduction]

2.3   Other hazards which do not result in classification

[This sub-section provides information on other hazards which do not result in classification but may contribute to the overall hazards of the material, for example, formation of air contaminants during hardening or processing, dust explosion hazards, suffocation, freezing or environmental effects such as hazards to soil-dwelling organisms.]