In this toolbox we will discuss the storage of hazardous substances.
What are hazardous substances? A few examples:
What are the characteristics of hazardous substances?
H- and P-phrases and pictogram on the packaging
Packaging must include the H- and P-phrases and the accompanying pictogram
Examples of unstable explosive substances are:
The following applies to an unstable explosive substance
What does not have to be stored?
What must be stored?
How must hazardous substances be stored?
Hazardous substances must be stored in a storage device such as a fire-resistant cabinet, storage container and such.
Storage must meet the following requirements:
Which substances must be stored separately?
Check the product information sheet on the hazardous substance in question. The product information sheet states whether the product must be stored separately.
The storage facility must:
be kept clean.
Upon use, close the PGS-cabinet doors.
must contain the relevant marking (hazard symbols, labels)
Hazard/safety maps on the hazardous substances can be found in SharePoint. Click on the hyperlinks below to open them: