GHS Classification Result

Chemical Name:Benzoic acid
CAS:65-85-0

Result:
ID: 25A0043
Classifier: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), Ministry of the Environment (MOE)
Year Classified: FY2013
Reference Manual: GHS Classification Guidance by the Japanese Government (July, 2013)

PHYSICAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
1 Explosives Not applicable - - - - -
2 Flammable gases (including chemically unstable gases) Not applicable - - - - -
3 Aerosols Not applicable - - - - -
4 Oxidizing gases Not applicable - - - - -
5 Gases under pressure Not applicable - - - - -
6 Flammable liquids Not applicable - - - - -
7 Flammable solids Classification not possible - - - - -
8 Self-reactive substances and mixtures Not applicable - - - - -
9 Pyrophoric liquids Not applicable - - - - -
10 Pyrophoric solids Not classified - - - - -
11 Self-heating substances and mixtures Classification not possible - - - - -
12 Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases Not applicable - - - - -
13 Oxidizing liquids Not applicable - - - - -
14 Oxidizing solids Not applicable - - - - -
15 Organic peroxides Not applicable - - - - -
16 Corrosive to metals Classification not possible - - - - -

HEALTH HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
1 Acute toxicity (Oral) Not classified - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Dermal) Not classified - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Gases) Not applicable - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Vapours) Not applicable - - - - -
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Dusts and mists) Not classified - - - - -
2 Skin corrosion/irritation Classification not possible - - - - -
3 Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 1 Danger H318: Causes serious eye damage P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/....
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4 Respiratory sensitization Classification not possible - - - - -
4 Skin sensitization Classification not possible - - - - -
5 Germ cell mutagenicity Classification not possible - - - - -
6 Carcinogenicity Classification not possible - - - - -
7 Reproductive toxicity Category 2 Warning H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child P308+P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P405: Store locked up.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to ...
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8 Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure Classification not possible - - - - -
9 Specific target organ toxicity - Repeated exposure Category 2 (upper respiratory tract) Warning H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (upper respiratory tract) P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P314: Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to ...
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10 Aspiration hazard Classification not possible - - - - -

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Symbol Signal word Hazard statement Precautionary statement Rationale for the classification
11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment (Acute) Category 3 - - H402: Harmful to aquatic life P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to ...
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11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment (Long-term) Not classified - - - - -
12 Hazardous to the ozone layer Classification not possible - - - - -


NOTE:
* Classification was conducted by relevant Japanese Ministries in accordance with GHS Classification Guidance for the Japanese Government, and is intended to provide a reference for preparing GHS labelling and SDS for users.
* This is a provisional English translation of classification results and is subject to revision without notice.
* The responsibility for any resulting GHS labelling and SDS referenced from this site is with users.

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