Dr. Stephen Heffernan, Batch Chemistry Technical Applications Specialist, Syrris

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A cheat sheet of pictograms used for labeling hazardous chemicals

With 26 different icons and explanations, you’d be hard-pressed to recognize every warning label on the chemicals you deal with in your chemistry labs. The following cheat sheet includes pictograms used by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals to communicate the hazards associated with various chemicals, which hazard classification the pictogram applies to, and a brief description. Click on the cheat sheet to view it full size.

Hazard communication cheat sheet

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About Dr. Stephen Heffernan

As a Batch Chemistry Applications Specialist for Syrris, Stephen is responsible for many technical pre-sales inquiries, producing applications notes, and performing feasibility studies for potential customers. Stephen is also the Product Manager for the Atlas HD family of automated chemical reactors at Syrris. Read Stephen’s bio here.

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