Eps is a standard format vector image for printing materials professionally or for producing materials for large projects eg labels for signs tanks vessels. Hazard pictograms form part of the international globally harmonized system of classification and labelling of chemicals.
Substances with a hazard of acute toxicity will have this symbol on their chemical label.
Health hazard pictogram. As of june 1 2015 the hazard communication standard hcs will require pictograms on labels to alert users of the chemical hazards to which they may be exposed. It is also used when a substance can cause specific target organ toxicity following a single or repeated exposures. Pictograms and descriptions health hazard.
Two sets of pictograms are included within the ghs. Each pictogram consists of a symbol on a white background framed within a red border and represents a distinct hazards. A cancer causing agent carcinogen or substance with respiratory reproductive or organ toxicity that causes damage over time a chronic or long term health hazard.
This pictogram on a chemical label means that the substance causes skin burns eye damage or destroys metals. One for the labelling of containers and for workplace hazard warnings and a second for use during the transport of dangerous goods. Pictograms as of june 1 2015 the hazard communication standard hcs will require pictograms on labels to alert users of the chemical hazards to which they may be exposed.
The health hazard pictogram sometimes called the chronic health hazard pictogram denotes respiratory sensitization germ cell mutagenicity carcinogenicity reproductive toxicity or an aspiration hazard. Hazard pictograms with a view to facilitating worldwide trade while protecting human health and the environment harmonised criteria for classification and labelling have been carefully developed over a period of 12 years within the united nations un structure resulting in the globally harmonised system of classification and labelling of chemicals ghs. Hazard communication pictograms the following pictogram files can be downloaded.
The health hazard pictogram is used to indicate carcinogenicity respiratory sensitization reproductive toxicity specific target organ toxicity from single or repeated exposure germ cell mutagenicity and aspiration hazards. Each pictogram consists of a symbol on a white background framed within a red border and represents a distinct hazards. Either one or the other is chosen depending on the target audience but the two are not used together.
The two sets of pictograms use the same symbols for the same hazards although certain sy. The size of each pictogram can be adjusted and will remain proportional.