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Genetic Toxicity

Toxic effects that result from damage to DNA and altered genetic expression.


Toxic effects that result from damage to DNA and altered genetic expression.


The GHS is an acronym for The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. The GHS is a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labelling of chemicals. Chemicals are associated with codes that define their health, physical and environmental hazards.This universal hazard communication system was developed to ensure that employers, employees and consumers are provided with adequate, practical, reliable and comprehensible information on the hazards of chemicals, so that they can take effective preventive and protective measure for their own health and safety.
The GHS classifications for chemicals associated with products in this database may be viewed by selecting the "Advanced" button on the Chemical Ingredients tables. Since this is a work in progress, GHS classifications may not be shown for all chemical ingredients.


GHS08 denotes a Health Hazard:  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).


GHS02-shown as a flame: denotes  a flammable material or substance liable to self ignite when exposed to water or air (pyrophoric), or which emits flammable gas.


GHS07-shown as an exclamation mark: denotes an immediate skin, eye or respiratory tract irritant, or narcotic.


GHS04-shown as a Gas Cylinder: denotes a gas stored under pressure, such as ammonia or liquid nitrogen or a propellant. 


GHS05-Corrosion: denotes substances causing skin corrosion/burns or eye damage on contact, or that are corrosive to metals.


GHS01-shown as an Exploding Bomb: denotes explosives, including organic peroxides and highly unstable material at risk of exploding even without exposure to air (self-reactives).


GHS03-shown as a Flame Over Circle: denotes oxidizers or chemicals that facilitate burning or make fires burn hotter and longer.


GHS06-shown as Skull and Crossbones: denotes substances, such as poisons and highly concentrated acids, which have an immediate and severe toxic effect (acute toxicity).


GHS09-Environmental Hazard, shown as dead fish: denotes chemicals toxic to aquatic wildlife.