Zinc

Safety


NOTE! H/P and R/S phrases are safety assessments from suppliers. Different suppliers have different assessments for the same material, and the safety assessments are furthermore highly dependent on the physical forms of the materials. Therefore, the presented safety asssessments are subject to variations, depending of the supplier and form, and only serves as a general guideline for the risks, or lack thereof, when handling the elements.

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Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (GHS):


Foil
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.



Powder
Pictogram:

Signal word: Danger

Hazard statement(s)
H250Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air.
H260In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary statement(s)
P222Do not allow contact with air.
P223Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire.
P231 + P232Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
P273Avoid release to the environment.
P370 + P378In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction.
P422Store contents under inert gas.

Supplemental Hazard Statements:
None



European marking and R/S phrases (obsolete):


Foil
Symbol: -
R-phrases: -
S-phrases: -


Powder
Symbol: N
R-phrases: 50/53
S-phrases: 60-61