Hazard pictograms (symbols)

Hazard pictograms alert us to the presence of a hazardous chemical. The pictograms help us to know that the chemicals we are using might cause harm to people or the environment. The GB CLP hazard pictograms appear in the shape of a diamond with a distinctive red border and white background. One or more pictograms might appear on the labelling of a single chemical.

GB CLP hazard pictograms

CorrosiveExplosive (Symbol: exploding bomb)

FlammableFlammable (Symbol: flame)

OxidisingOxidising (Symbol: flame over circle)

CorrosiveCorrosive (Symbol: corrosion)

ToxicAcute toxicity (Symbol: skull and crossbones)

Environmentally damagingHazardous to the environment (Symbol: environment)

Health hazard/Hazardous to the ozone layer (Symbol: exclamation mark)

Health hazardSerious health hazard (Symbol: health hazard)

Compressed gasGas under pressure (Symbol: gas cylinder)

Updated: 2019-10-24