Potassium Nitrate

CAS RN:7757-79-1

GHS Classification

Signal: Warning
GHS Hazard Statements
Aggregated GHS information provided by 1431 companies from 19 notifications to the ECHA C&L Inventory. Each notification may be associated with multiple companies.

Reported as not meeting GHS hazard criteria by 113 of 1431 companies. For more detailed information, please visit ECHA C&L website

Of the 18 notification(s) provided by 1318 of 1431 companies with hazard statement code(s):

H272 (94.01%): May intensify fire; oxidizer [Danger Oxidizing liquids; Oxidizing solids]
H315 (57.97%): Causes skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]
H319 (58.04%): Causes serious eye irritation [Warning Serious eye damage/eye irritation]
H335 (57.74%): May cause respiratory irritation [Warning Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Respiratory tract irritation]

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
P210, P220, P221, P261, P264, P271, P280, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P370+P378, P403+P233, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found here.)
Signal: Danger
GHS Hazard Statements
H272: May intensify fire; oxidizer [Danger Oxidizing liquids; Oxidizing solids]
H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child [Warning Reproductive toxicity]
H370: Causes damage to organs [Danger Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure]
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure [Danger Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure]

Precautionary Statement Codes
P201, P202, P210, P220, P221, P260, P264, P270, P280, P281, P307+P311, P308+P313, P314, P321, P370+P378, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found here.)
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