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List of S-phrases



S-phrases are defined in Annex IV of European Union Directive 67/548/EEC: Safety advice concerning dangerous substances and preparations. The list was consolidated and republished in Directive 2001/59/EC, where translations into other EU languages may be found.

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These safety phrases are used internationally and not just in Europe, and there is an ongoing effort towards complete international harmonisation. (Note: missing S-number combinations indicate phrases that were deleted or replaced by another phrase.)

  • (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 the container sealed
  • S13: Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs
  • 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
  • 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)
  • S42: 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)
  • 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 wet 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
  • S56: Dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point
  • S57: Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination
  • 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 sheet
  • S62: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label
  • S63: In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest
  • S64: If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious)

Combinations

  • (S1/2): Keep locked up and out of the reach of children
  • S3/7: Keep container tightly closed in a cool 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)
  • S3/9/14/49: Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place away from ... (incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer)
  • S3/9/49: Keep only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated place
  • 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
  • S7/47: Keep container tightly closed and at temperature not exceeding ... °C (to be specified by the manufacturer)
  • S20/21: When using do not eat, drink or smoke
  • S24/25: Avoid contact with skin and eyes
  • S27/28: After contact with skin, take off immediately all contaminated clothing, and wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer)
  • S29/35: Do not empty into drains; dispose of this material and its container in a safe way
  • S29/56: Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point
  • S36/37: Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
  • S36/37/39: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection
  • S36/39: Wear suitable protective clothing and eye/face protection
  • S37/39: Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection
  • S47/49: Keep only in the original container at temperature not exceeding ... °C (to be specified by the manufacturer)

See also

 
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