GHS - Korea

GHS - Korea
Korea's GHS database is organized into the following categories: Hazardous chemical...

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Korea's GHS database is organized into the following categories:

  1. Hazardous chemical substances
  2. Substances subject to intensive control
  3. CMR substances
  4. Substances requiring preparation for accidents

Chemicals in categories 1 and 4 have GHS ratings available.

The hazard class "Gases under pressure" is not included in Pharos.

Agency
Republic of Korea - National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER)
Updated
2019-07-19
Website
http://ncis.nier.go.kr/en/main.do
Hazards for Hazard List
Endpoint Hazard Rating and Description GS Score HPD C2C
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H310 - Fatal in contact with skin [Acute toxicity (dermal) - Category 2] LT-UNK Dermal Toxicity (Red)
Reactivity
vH
H200 - Unstable explosive [Explosives - Unstable explosive] LT-UNK Priority List
Flammability
vH
H224 - Extremely flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable liquids - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
vH
H240 - Heating may cause an explosion [Self-reactive substances and mixtures; and Organic peroxides - Type or A] LT-UNK Priority List
Reactivity
vH
H241 - Heating may cause a fire or explosion [Self-reactive substances and mixtures; and Organic peroxides - Type or B] LT-UNK
Reactivity
vH
H260 - In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously [Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
vH
H271 - May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer [Oxidizing liquids; Oxidizing solids - Category 1] LT-UNK Priority List
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H300 - Fatal if swallowed [Acute toxicity (oral) - Category 1] LT-UNK Oral Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H300 - Fatal if swallowed [Acute toxicity (oral) - Category 2] LT-UNK Oral Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H310 - Fatal in contact with skin [Acute toxicity (dermal) - Category 1] LT-UNK Dermal Toxicity (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H318 - Causes serious eye damage [Serious eye damage/irritation - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation) - Category 1] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation) - Category 2] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Repeated Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Repeated Exposure]
vH
H370 - Causes damage to organs [Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure - Category 1] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Aquatic Toxicity
vH
H400 - Very toxic to aquatic life [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) - Category 1] LT-UNK Acute Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Red)
Mutagenicity/Genotoxicity
H
H340 - May cause genetic defects [Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 1] LT-P1 Priority List Mutagenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
H
H350 - May cause cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 1] LT-P1 Priority List Carcinogenicity (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
H
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child [Category 1(1B)] LT-P1 Priority List Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
H
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child [Reproductive toxicity - Category 1] LT-P1 Priority List Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Developmental Toxicity incl. developmental neurotoxicity
H
H362 - May cause harm to breast-fed children [Reproductive toxicity, effects on or via lactation] LT-P1 Priority List
Reactivity
H
H201 - Explosive; mass explosive hazard [Explosives - Division 1.1] LT-UNK Priority List
Flammability
H
H220 - Extremely flammable gas [Flammable gases - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Flammability
H
H225 - Highly flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable liquids - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Flammability
H
H250 - Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air [Pyrophoric liquids; Pyrophoric solids - Category 1] LT-UNK Priority List
Reactivity
H
H270 - May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing gases - Category 1] LT-UNK Priority List
Reactivity
H
H272 - May intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing solids - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H301 - Toxic if swallowed [Acute toxicity (oral) - Category 3] LT-UNK Oral Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H311 - Toxic in contact with skin [Acute toxicity (dermal) - Category 3] LT-UNK Dermal Toxicity (Red)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
H
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation [Serious eye damage/irritation - Category 2] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H331 - Toxic if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation) - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Repeated Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Repeated Exposure]
H
H372 - Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Specific target organ toxicity - Repeated exposure - Category 1] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
H
H315 - Causes skin irritation [Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 2] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Skin Sensitization
H
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin sensitization - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
H
H335 - May cause respiratory irritation [Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Reactivity
H-M
H261 - In contact with water releases flammable gas [Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 2 or 3] LT-UNK Priority List
Respiratory Sensitization
H-M
H334 - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled [Respiratory sensitization - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Mutagenicity/Genotoxicity
M
H341 - Suspected of causing genetic defects [Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 2] LT-UNK Mutagenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
M
H351 - Suspected of causing cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 2] LT-UNK Carcinogenicity (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
M
H361 - Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child [Reproductive toxicity - Category 2] LT-UNK Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Flammability
M
H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable liquids - Category 3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Flammability
M
H228 - Flammable solid [Flammable solids - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M
H272 - May intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing solids - Category 3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M
H290 - May be corrosive to metals [Corrosive to metals - Category 1] LT-UNK Priority List
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H302 - Harmful if swallowed [Acute toxicity (oral) - Category 4] LT-UNK Oral Toxicity (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H312 - Harmful in contact with skin [Acute toxicity (dermal) - Category 4] LT-UNK Dermal Toxicity (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H332 - Harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation) - Category 4] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
M
H336 - May cause drowsiness or dizziness [Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Repeated Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Repeated Exposure]
M
H373 - May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Specific target organ toxicity - Repeated exposure - Category 2] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Chronic Aquatic Toxicity
M
H413 - May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) - Category 4] LT-UNK Priority List
Reactivity
vH-M
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Organic peroxides - Category 3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
T & P and/or B [(Chronic Aquatic Toxicity and Persistence) or (Acute Aquatic Toxicity and Persistence and/or Bioaccumulation)]
U
H410 - Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) - Category 1] LT-P1 Chronic Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Red)
T & P and/or B [(Chronic Aquatic Toxicity and sometimes Persistence) or (Acute Aquatic Toxicity and Persistence and/or Bioaccumulation)]
U
H411 - Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) - Category 2] LT-P1 Chronic Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Red)
T & P and/or B [(Chronic Aquatic Toxicity and sometimes Persistence) or (Acute Aquatic Toxicity and Persistence and/or Bioaccumulation)]
U
H412 - Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) - Category 3] LT-UNK Chronic Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
pC
H304 - May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways [Aspiration hazard - Category 1] NoGS

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