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Classification & Labelling & PBT assessment

GHS

General Information

Name:
Potassium cyanide
Implementation:
EU
Type of classification:
self-classification

Classificationopen allclose all

Explosives
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Flammable gases and chemically unstable gases
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Aerosols
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising gases
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Gases under pressure
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Flammable liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Flammable solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Self-reactive substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Pyrophoric liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Pyrophoric solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Self-heating substances and mixtures
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Substances and mixtures which in contact with water emit flammable gases
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising liquids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Oxidising solids
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Organic peroxides
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Corrosive to metals
Hazard category:
Met. Corr. 1
Hazard statement:
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
Desensitized explosives
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Acute toxicity - oral
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 1
Hazard statement:
H300: Fatal if swallowed.
Acute toxicity - dermal
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 1
Hazard statement:
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
Acute toxicity - inhalation
Hazard category:
Acute Tox. 1
Hazard statement:
H330: Fatal if inhaled.
Skin corrosion / irritation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Serious eye damage / eye irritation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Respiratory sensitisation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Skin sensitisation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Aspiration hazard
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Reproductive toxicity
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Effects on or via lactation
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Germ cell mutagenicity
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Carcinogenicity
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
1. Specific target organ toxicity - single
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
1. Specific target organ toxicity - repeated
Hazard category:
STOT Rep. Exp. 1
Hazard statement:
H372: Causes damage to organs <or state all organs affected, if known> through prolonged or repeated exposure <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
Affected organs:
thyroid gland
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute / short-term)
Hazard category:
Aquatic Acute 1
Hazard statement:
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (long-term)
Reason for no classification:
data lacking
Hazardous to the ozone layer
Reason for no classification:
data lacking

Labelling

Signal word:
Danger

Hazard pictogram

GHS05: corrosion
GHS06: skull and crossbones
GHS08: health hazard
GHS09: environment

Hazard statements

H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H300: Fatal if swallowed.
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H372: Causes damage to organs <or state all organs affected, if known> through prolonged or repeated exposure <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.

Additional labelling requirements

EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.

Notes