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Physical Criteria (Mandatory)

Appendix B to the Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200

[Note: Annotations made in green text below are tips/commentary by ILPI, not OSHA.]

B.1 EXPLOSIVES

B.1.1 Definitions and general considerations

B.1.2 Classification criteria

B.1.3 Additional classification considerations

B.2 FLAMMABLE GASES

B.2.1 Definition

B.3 FLAMMABLE AEROSOLS

B.3.1 Definition

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B.3.2 Classification criteria

B.3.3 Additional classification considerations

B.4 OXIDIZING GASES

B.4.1 Definition

GHS flame over circle pictogram
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B.4.2 Classification criteria

B.4.3 Additional classification considerations

B.5 GASES UNDER PRESSURE

B.5.1 Definition

B.5.2 Classification criteria

B.6 FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

B.6.1 Definition

Flammable solvent storage cabinet
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B.6.2 Classification criteria

B.6.3 Additional classification considerations

B.7 FLAMMABLE SOLIDS

B.7.1 Definition

B.7.2 Classification criteria

B.8 SELF-REACTIVE CHEMICALS

B.8.1 Definitions

B.8.2 Classification criteria

B.8.3 Additional classification considerations

B.9 PYROPHORIC LIQUIDS

B.9.1 Definition

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B.9.2 Classification criteria

B.9.3 Additional classification considerations

B.10 PYROPHORIC SOLIDS

B.10.1 Definition

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B.10.2 Classification criteria

B.10.3 Additional classification considerations

B.11 SELF-HEATING CHEMICALS

B.11.1 Definition

B.11.2 Classification criteria

B.11.3 Additional classification considerations

B.12 CHEMICALS WHICH, IN CONTACT WITH WATER, EMIT FLAMMABLE GASES

B.12.1 Definition

B.12.2 Classification criteria

B.12.3 Additional classification considerations

B.13 OXIDIZING LIQUIDS

B.13.1 Definition

B.13.2 Classification criteria

B.13.3 Additional classification considerations

B.14 OXIDIZING SOLIDS

B.14.1 Definition

B.14.2 Classification criteria

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B.14.3 Additional classification considerations

B.15 ORGANIC PEROXIDES

B.15.1 Definition

B.15.2 Classification criteria

B.15.3 Additional classification considerations

B.16 CORROSIVE TO METALS

B.16.1 Definition

B.16.2 Classification criteria

B.16.3 Additional classification considerations

[77 FR 177817, March 26, 2012; 78 FR 9313, Feb. 8, 2013]

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