POTASSIUM CYANIDE, [14C]-
1.2.1 Relevant identified uses
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H310, H314, H318, H330, H400, H410
Fatal in contact with skin
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Causes serious eye damage
Fatal if inhaled
Very toxic to aquatic life
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Acute Tox. 1 H310 Fatal in contact with skin. Acute Tox. 2 H330 Fatal if inhaled. Skin Corr. 1B H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Eye Dam. 1 H318 Causes serious eye damage. Aquatic Acute 1 H400 Very toxic to aquatic life. Aquatic Chronic 1 H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
For the wording of the listed H phrases refer to section 16
2.2 Label elements
The product is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
GHS05 GHS06 GHS09
potassium cyanide potassium hydroxide
Fatal in contact with skin or if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a poison center/doctor. Specific treatment is urgent (see on this label). Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
NFPA ratings (scale 0 - 4) Health = 4 0 Fire = 0 4 0 Reactivity = 0