GHS - Japan

GHS - Japan
Approximately 2700 chemicals have been classified by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and...

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Approximately 2700 chemicals have been classified by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) as part of Japan’s implementation of GHS. These classifications are represented in Pharos, including all revisions since 2006, except for the hazard class "Gases under pressure" and "Not applicable", "Not classified", or "Classification not possible" listings.

Agency
Government of Japan
Updated
2021-03-02
Website
https://www.nite.go.jp/chem/english/ghs/ghs_index.html
Hazards for Hazard List
Endpoint Hazard Rating and Description GS Score HPD C2C
Reactivity
vH
H200 - Unstable explosive [Explosives - Unstable Explosive] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
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 [Organic peroxides - Type A] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Reactivity
vH
H241 - Heating may cause a fire or explosion [Organic peroxides - Type B] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
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 - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
vH
H271 - May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer [Oxidizing solids - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
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)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H310 - Fatal in contact with skin [Acute Toxicity (dermal) - Category 2] 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)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 1A] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 1B] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 1C] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1A-1B] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage [Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 1A-1C] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
vH
H318 - Causes serious eye damage [Serious eye damage / eye irritation - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 1] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 2] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: gas) - Category 1] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: gas) - Category 2] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: vapor) - Category 1] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH
H330 - Fatal if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: vapor) - Category 2] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Single Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Single Exposure]
vH
H370 - Causes damage to organs [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following 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)
Reactivity
vH-H
H271 or H272 [Oxidizing liquids - Category 1-2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red or Yellow)
Mutagenicity/Genotoxicity
H
H340 - May cause genetic defects [Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 1B] LT-P1 Priority List Mutagenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
H
H350 - May cause cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 1] LT-P1 Carcinogenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
H
H350 - May cause cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 1A-1B] LT-P1 Priority List Carcinogenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
H
H350 - May cause cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 1A] LT-P1 Priority List Carcinogenicity (Red)
Carcinogenicity
H
H350 - May cause cancer [Carcinogenicity - Category 1B] LT-P1 Priority List Carcinogenicity (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
H
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child [Toxic to reproduction - Category 1] LT-P1 Priority List Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
H
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child [Toxic to reproduction - Category 1A] LT-P1 Priority List Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Reproductive Toxicity
H
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child [Toxic to reproduction - Category 1B] LT-P1 Priority List Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Developmental Toxicity incl. developmental neurotoxicity
H
H362 - May cause harm to breast-fed children [Developmental Toxicity - May cause harm to breast-fed children] LT-P1 Priority List
Reactivity
H
H201 - Explosive; mass explosive hazard [Explosives - Division 1.1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H203 - Explosive; fire, blast or projection hazard [Explosives - Division 1.3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
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
H225 - Highly flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable solids - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Self-reactive substances and mixtures - Type C] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Reactivity
H
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Self-reactive substances and mixtures - Type D] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Flammability
H
H250 - Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air [Pyrophoric liquids - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Flammability
H
H250 - Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air [Pyrophoric solids - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H251 - Self-heating;; may catch fire [Self-heating substances and mixtures - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H261 - In contact with water releases flammable gas [Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H270 - May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing gases - Category 1] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H272 - May intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing solids - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
H
H315 - Causes skin irritation [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 2] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Skin and/or Respiratory Sensitization
H
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin Sensitization - Category 1A] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Skin and/or Respiratory Sensitization
H
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin Sensitization - Category 1B] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Skin Sensitization
H
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction [Skin sensitizer - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
H
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation [Serious eye damage / eye irritation - Category 2A] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Respiratory and Skin Sensitization
H
H334 - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled [Respiratory sensitization - Category 1A] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Single Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Single Exposure]
H
H371 - May cause damage to organs [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following single exposure - Category 2] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Repeated Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Repeated Exposure]
H
H372 - Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following repeated exposure - Category 1] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Aquatic Toxicity
H
H401 - Toxic to aquatic life [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) - Category 2] LT-UNK Acute Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Red)
Flammability
H
May react explosively even in the absence of air at elevated pressure and/or temperature - Category 1 [H231] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red)
Reactivity
H
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Organic peroxides - Type C] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Reactivity
H
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Organic peroxides - Type D] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
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)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H331 - Toxic if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H331 - Toxic if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: gas) - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
H
H331 - Toxic if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: vapor) - Category 3] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
H
H335 - May cause respiratory irritation [Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure - Category 3] LT-UNK Priority List Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Respiratory Sensitization
H-M
H334 - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled [Respiratory sensitizer - Category 1] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization (Red)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
H-M
H370 or H371 [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following single exposure - Category 1-2 or 1/2] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow or Green)
Flammability
H-M
H225 or H226 [Flammable liquids - Category 2-3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red or Yellow)
Reactivity
H-M
H252 - Self-heating; in large quantities; may catch fire [Self-heating substances and mixtures - Category 1 or Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red or Yellow)
Reactivity
H-M
H252 - Self-heating; in large quantities; may catch fire [Self-heating substances and mixtures - Category 1-2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red or Yellow)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
H-M
H315 or H316 [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 2-3] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
H-M
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation [Serious eye damage / eye irritation - Category 2] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow or Green)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
H-M
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation [Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A-2B] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
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 [Toxic to reproduction - Category 2] LT-UNK Reproductive Toxicity (Repro + Dev) (Red)
Flammability
M
H221 - Flammable gas [Flammable gases - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Flammability
M
H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour [Flammable liquids - Category 3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Flammability
M
H227 - Combustible liquid [Flammable liquids - Category 4] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Flammability
M
H228 - Flammable solid [Flammable solids - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Organic peroxides - Type E] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Reactivity
M
H242 - Heating may cause a fire [Organic peroxides - Type F] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Reactivity
M
H252 - Self-heating; in large quantities; may catch fire [Self-heating substances and mixtures - Category 2] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M
H261 - In contact with water releases flammable gas [Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water, emit flammable gases - Category 3] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M
H272 - May intensify fire; oxidizer [Oxidizing liquids - Category 3] 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 Other (Human Health) (Yellow)
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)
Skin Irritation/Corrosivity
M
H316 - Causes mild skin irritation [Skin corrosion / irritation - Category 3] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
M
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation [Serious eye damage / eye irritation - Category 2B] LT-UNK Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H332 - Harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 4] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H332 - Harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: gas) - Category 4] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
M
H332 - Harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: vapor) - Category 4] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Respiratory Sensitization
M
H334 - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled [Respiratory sensitization - Category 1B] LT-UNK Skin and Respiratory Sensitization
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects [Single Exposure] and/or Neurotoxicity [Single Exposure]
M
H335 or H336 [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following single exposure - Category 3] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
M
H336 - May cause drowsiness or dizziness [Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure - Category 3 (Narcotic effects)] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
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 organs/systemic toxicity following repeated exposure - Category 2] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Yellow)
Acute Aquatic Toxicity
M
H402 - Harmful to aquatic life [Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) - Category 3] LT-UNK Acute Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (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 Chronic Aquatic Toxicity (Fish, Invertibrates, and/or Algae) (Yellow)
Reactivity
M-L
[Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flamm - Category 3 or Not classified] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Yellow or Green)
Systemic Toxicity/Organ Effects-Single Exposure
M-L
H373 or H335 or H336 [Specific target organs/systemic toxicity following single exposure - Category 2-3] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
Reactivity
L
[Self-reactive substances and mixtures - Type G] LT-UNK Other (Human Health)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
L
H303 - May be harmful if swallowed [Acute Toxicity (oral) - Category 5] LT-UNK Oral Toxicity (Green)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
L
H313 - May be harmful in contact with skin [Acute Toxicity (dermal) - Category 5] LT-UNK Dermal Toxicity (Green)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
L
H333 - May be harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 5] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
L
H333 - May be harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: gas) - Category 5] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
L
H333 - May be harmful if inhaled [Acute toxicity (inhalation: vapor) - Category 5] LT-UNK Inhalative Toxicity (Green)
Ozone Depletion
H
H420 - Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere [Hazardous to the ozone layer - Category 1] NoGS
Eye Irritation/Corrosivity
M
H320 - Causes eye irritation [Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2B] NoGS Skin, Eye, and Respiratory Corrosion/Irritation
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
vH-L
H330-H333 - [Acute toxicity (inhalation: dust, mist) - Category 1-5] LT-UNK Oral, Dermal, and/or Inhalative Toxicity (Red, Yellow, or Green)
Flammability
H-L
[Pyrophoric solids - Category 1 or Not classified] LT-UNK Other (Human Health) (Red, Yellow, or Green)
T & P and/or B [(Chronic Aquatic Toxicity and sometimes 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)
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)
T & P and/or B [(Chronic Aquatic Toxicity and 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)
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
pC
H304 - May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways [Aspiration hazard - Category 1] NoGS
Acute Mammalian Toxicity
pC
H305 - May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways [Aspiration hazard - Category 2] NoGS

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