Domestic products used for home maintenance or DIY projects contain active chemicals that may pose risks to human health or the environment.
Dangerous goods are listed in nine categories:
- products presenting hazards to health: Carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic for reproduction, toxic, harmful, irritant, corrosive
- physically dangerous products: Corrosive, under pressure, oxidizer, flammable, explosive
- products potentially harmful to the environment: pollutant
For information about the risks and precautions, pictograms specific to each hazard must appear on labels of hazardous materials.
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The labeling of chemicals follows regulations that aim to harmonize international hazards classification.
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