Potassium Cyanide

CAS RN:151-50-8

GHS Classification

Signal: Danger
GHS Hazard Statements
Aggregated GHS information provided by 282 companies from 18 notifications to the ECHA C&L Inventory. Each notification may be associated with multiple companies.

H290 (25.89%): May be corrosive to metals [Warning Corrosive to Metals]
H300 (100%): Fatal if swallowed [Danger Acute toxicity, oral]
H310 (100%): Fatal in contact with skin [Danger Acute toxicity, dermal]
H315 (16.67%): Causes skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]
H318 (16.67%): Causes serious eye damage [Danger Serious eye damage/eye irritation]
H330 (100%): Fatal if inhaled [Danger Acute toxicity, inhalation]
H370 (26.6%): Causes damage to organs [Danger Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure]
H372 (42.55%): Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Danger Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure]
H400 (100%): Very toxic to aquatic life [Warning Hazardous to the aquatic environment, acute hazard]
H410 (98.94%): Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects [Warning Hazardous to the aquatic environment, long-term hazard]

Information may vary between notifications depending on impurities, additives, and other factors. The percentage value in parenthesis indicates the notified classification ratio from companies that provide hazard codes. Only hazard codes with percentage values above 10% are shown.

Precautionary Statement Codes
P234, P260, P262, P264, P270, P271, P273, P280, P284, P301+P310, P302+P350, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P307+P311, P310, P314, P320, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P361, P362, P363, P390, P391, P403+P233, P404, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found here.)
Signal: Danger
GHS Hazard Statements
H300: Fatal if swallowed [Danger Acute toxicity, oral]
H310: Fatal in contact with skin [Danger Acute toxicity, dermal]
H315: Causes skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]
H330: Fatal if inhaled [Danger Acute toxicity, inhalation]

Precautionary Statement Codes
P260, P262, P264, P270, P271, P280, P284, P301+P310, P302+P350, P302+P352, P304+P340, P310, P320, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P361, P362, P363, P403+P233, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found here.)
Signal: Danger
GHS Hazard Statements
H300: Fatal if swallowed [Danger Acute toxicity, oral]
H310: Fatal in contact with skin [Danger Acute toxicity, dermal]
H316: Causes mild skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]
H319: Causes serious eye irritation [Warning Serious eye damage/eye irritation]
H371: May cause damage to organs [Warning Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure]
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Danger Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure]
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life [Warning Hazardous to the aquatic environment, acute hazard]
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects [Warning Hazardous to the aquatic environment, long-term hazard]

Precautionary Statement Codes
P260, P262, P264, P270, P273, P280, P301+P310, P302+P350, P305+P351+P338, P309+P311, P310, P314, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P337+P313, P361, P363, P391, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found here.)
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