GHS Chemical Labelling

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

Hazard symbols or pictograms are a key element for labelling the Rizistal product containers. They identify and describe the physical or health danger to a person using the product.

All products manufactured and supplied by Rizistal are appropriately labelled according to the GHS.

If you are unsure what the symbols or pictograms mean on your Rizistal product, please read the following and take extra care with your own safety, and the safety of others around you.

Health Hazard

  • May cause irritation (redness, rash) or less serious toxicity.
  • Keep away from skin and eyes and avoid release to the environment.
  • May damage the ozone layer.
  • Do not swallow, touch or inhale.


  • Flammable if exposed to ignition sources, sparks, heat.
  • Some substances with this symbol may give off flammable gases in contact with water.
  • Avoid ignition sources.
  • Keep your distance.
  • Wear protective clothing.

Environmental Hazard

  • Toxic to aquatic organisms and may cause long lasting effects in the environment.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Do not pour down drains.


  • Corrosive material which may cause skin burns and permanent eye damage.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
  • Do not breathe vapours or sprays.
  • Wear protective clothing.
  • Keep away from metals as they may corrode.
  • Do not swallow, touch or inhale.

Serious Health Hazard

  • May cause serious and prolonged health effects on short or long term exposure.
  • Do not swallow the material, allow it to come into contact with skin or breathe it.
  • Handle with care!