GHS Classification Results by the Japanese Government

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Item Information
CAS RN 75-44-5
Chemical Name Phosgene
Substance ID R02-B-064-MHLW, MOE
Classification year (FY) FY2020
Ministry who conducted the classification Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)/Ministry of the Environment (MOE)
New/Revised Revised
Classification result in other fiscal year   
Download of Excel format Excel file

REFERENCE INFORMATION
Item Information
Guidance used for the classification (External link) GHS Classification Guidance for the Japanese Government (FY2019 revised edition (Ver. 2.0))
UN GHS document (External link) UN GHS document
Definitions/Abbreviations (Excel file) Definitions/Abbreviations
Model Label by MHLW (External link) MHLW Website (in Japanese Only)
Model SDS by MHLW (External link) MHLW Website (in Japanese Only)
OECD/eChemPortal (External link) eChemPortal

PHYSICAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Pictogram
Signal word
Hazard statement
(code)
Precautionary statement
(code)
Rationale for the classification
1 Explosives Not classified (Not applicable)
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2 Flammable gases Not classified
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3 Aerosols Not classified (Not applicable)
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-
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4 Oxidizing gases Not classified
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5 Gases under pressure Low pressure liquefied gas


Warning
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6 Flammable liquids Not classified (Not applicable)
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7 Flammable solids Not classified (Not applicable)
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8 Self-reactive substances and mixtures Not classified (Not applicable)
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9 Pyrophoric liquids Not classified (Not applicable)
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10 Pyrophoric solids Not classified (Not applicable)
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11 Self-heating substances and mixtures Not classified (Not applicable)
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12 Substances and mixtures which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases Not classified (Not applicable)
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13 Oxidizing liquids Not classified (Not applicable)
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14 Oxidizing solids Not classified (Not applicable)
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15 Organic peroxides Not classified (Not applicable)
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16 Corrosive to metals Classification not possible
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17 Desensitized explosives Not classified (Not applicable)
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HEALTH HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Pictogram
Signal word
Hazard statement
(code)
Precautionary statement
(code)
Rationale for the classification
1 Acute toxicity (Oral) Classification not possible
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-
- - -
1 Acute toxicity (Dermal) Classification not possible
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-
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1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Gases) Category 1


Danger
H330 P304+P340
P403+P233
P260
P271
P284
P310
P320
P405
P501
-
1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Vapours) Not classified
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-
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1 Acute toxicity (Inhalation: Dusts and mists) Not classified
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-
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2 Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2


Warning
H315 P302+P352
P332+P313
P362+P364
P264
P280
P321
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3 Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2


Warning
H319 P305+P351+P338
P337+P313
P264
P280
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4 Respiratory sensitization Classification not possible
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4 Skin sensitization Classification not possible
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5 Germ cell mutagenicity Not classified
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6 Carcinogenicity Classification not possible
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7 Reproductive toxicity Classification not possible
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8 Specific target organ toxicity - Single exposure Category 1 (respiratory organs)


Danger
H370 P308+P311
P260
P264
P270
P321
P405
P501
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9 Specific target organ toxicity - Repeated exposure Category 1 (respiratory organs)


Danger
H372 P260
P264
P270
P314
P501
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10 Aspiration hazard Not classified
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ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
Hazard class Classification Pictogram
Signal word
Hazard statement
(code)
Precautionary statement
(code)
Rationale for the classification
11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment Short term (Acute) Classification not possible
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11 Hazardous to the aquatic environment Long term (Chronic) Classification not possible
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12 Hazardous to the ozone layer Classification not possible
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NOTE:
  • GHS Classification Result by the Japanese Government is intended to provide a reference for preparing a GHS label or SDS for users. To include the same classification result in a label or SDS for Japan is NOT mandatory.
  • Users can cite or copy this classification result when preparing a GHS label or SDS. Please be aware, however, that the responsibility for a label or SDS prepared by citing or copying this classification result lies with users.
  • This GHS classification was conducted based on the information sources and the guidance for classification and judgement which are described in the GHS Classification Guidance for the Japanese Government etc. Using other literature, test results etc. as evidence and including different content from this classification result in a label or SDS are allowed.
  • Hazard statement and precautionary statement will show by hovering the mouse cursor over a code in the column of "Hazard statement" and "Precautionary statement," respectively. In the excel file, both the codes and statements are provided.
  • A blank or "-" in the column of "Classification" denotes that a classification for the hazard class was not conducted in the year.
  • An asterisk “*” in the column of “Classification” denotes that “Not classified (or No applicable)” and/or “Classification not possible” is applicable. Details are described in the column of “Rationale for the classification”. If no English translation is available for “Rationale for the classification,” please refer to the Japanese version of the results.

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