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Hazard Communication Standard Labels

OSHA has updated the requirements for labeliing of hazardous chemicals under its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). As of June 1, 2015, all labels will be required to have pictograms, a signal word, hazard and precautionary statements, the product identifier, and supplier identification. A sample revised HCS label, identifying the required label elements, is shown on the right. Supplemental information can also be provided on the label as needed.

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Sample Label

Product Identifier

CODE ______________________________
Product Name ___________________

Supplier Identification

Company Name_________________
Street Address ______________________
City _________________ State ______
Postal Code __________ Country ______
Emergency Phone Number ___________

Precautionary Statements

Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, well ventilated place that is locked.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flame. No smoking.
Only use non-sparking tools.
Use explosion-proof electrical equipment.
Take precautionary measure against static discharge.
Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.
Do not breathe vapors.
Wear Protective gloves.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Dispose of in accordance with local, regional, national, international regulations as specified.

In Case of Fire: use dry chemical (BC) or Carbon dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher to extinguish.

First Aid
If exposed call Poison Center.
If on skin (on hair): Take off immediately any contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.

Hazard Pictograms

Hazard Pictogram - Danger Hazard Pictogram - Danger

Signal Word


Hazard Statement

Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause liver and kidney damage.

Supplemental Information

Directions for use

Fill weight: _____________ Lot Number ______
Gross weight: __________ Fill Date: ______
Expiration Date: ___________