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Household Chemical Safety!!                      By Farmgurl
What are the Chemical Symbols?
Compressed Gas• Compressed gases• Gases that have been put into liquid form so it  can be refrigerated• Dissolved gases
Flammable• Include materials and products that set on fire  easily without lots of effort.
Oxidizing• These are products that have a risk of setting  on fire.
Poisonous• These are materials if exposed to living things  can cause sickness, injury, or even death
Poisonous (with long term effects)• These materials are poisonous if exposed to  living things and they have long term hea...
Biohazard• These materials contain organisms that have  been known to cause diseases in humans and  animals.
Corrosive• These materials destroy skin and other natural  materials. It can also eat through metals.
Radioactive• These materials can dangerously react by  themselves.
What does the Different Shapes     Around the Symbol Mean?• Triangle- caution• Octagon- danger• Diamond- warning
Tips about keeping these types of                products• Keep ALL away from         • Don’t store acids and  children   ...
Opps… I Spilled!• If or when you spill any of these kinds of  products, there are different ways to clean  them up.
Steps to take when cleaning up•   Wear gloves•   Act quickly•   Cover/absorb•   Ventalate•   Clean with water* Read labels...
• http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehhm/  whatcanyoudo.html• http://www2.worksafebc.com/topics/whmis/s  ymbolsandlabels...
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Household chemical safety!!

  1. 1. Household Chemical Safety!! By Farmgurl
  2. 2. What are the Chemical Symbols?
  3. 3. Compressed Gas• Compressed gases• Gases that have been put into liquid form so it can be refrigerated• Dissolved gases
  4. 4. Flammable• Include materials and products that set on fire easily without lots of effort.
  5. 5. Oxidizing• These are products that have a risk of setting on fire.
  6. 6. Poisonous• These are materials if exposed to living things can cause sickness, injury, or even death
  7. 7. Poisonous (with long term effects)• These materials are poisonous if exposed to living things and they have long term health effects.
  8. 8. Biohazard• These materials contain organisms that have been known to cause diseases in humans and animals.
  9. 9. Corrosive• These materials destroy skin and other natural materials. It can also eat through metals.
  10. 10. Radioactive• These materials can dangerously react by themselves.
  11. 11. What does the Different Shapes Around the Symbol Mean?• Triangle- caution• Octagon- danger• Diamond- warning
  12. 12. Tips about keeping these types of products• Keep ALL away from • Don’t store acids and children bases together• Put child proof locks on • Keep product in original the cupboards that you kind of container with put them in original labels• Read labels
  13. 13. Opps… I Spilled!• If or when you spill any of these kinds of products, there are different ways to clean them up.
  14. 14. Steps to take when cleaning up• Wear gloves• Act quickly• Cover/absorb• Ventalate• Clean with water* Read labels to make sure none of them need to be cleaned up by someone trained and if the product reacts with anything
  15. 15. • http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehhm/ whatcanyoudo.html• http://www2.worksafebc.com/topics/whmis/s ymbolsandlabels.asp?reportid=24384

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