The change from the old CHIP symbols to the new CLP symbols have been around for a while now.
The CLP hazard pictograms are very similar to those used in the old labelling system and appear in the shape of a diamond with a distinctive red border and white background.
Here's a brief overview of what's changed.
Here's a brief overview of the symbol changes from the old CHIP symbols to the new CLP symbols.
One of the main changes is that the old cross symbol for harmful/irritant has gone. This has been replaced with the new exclamation mark
The other main symbols have remained similar:
The distinction between highly flammable and flammable has been removed just to one symbol.
Hazadous to the Environment
And there are a couple of new CLP Symbols:
Serious Health Hazard
Gas Under Pressure
Take our FREE COSHH Training course online to learn more about the symbols and the precautions you need to take when using chemicals with these symbols on.
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