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Understanding Product Labels

GHS Compliant Product Label

Our product labels are designed to provide complete, up-to-date information on our products. Information available when and where you need it most.

On our labels, you can find:

  • Complete product name and description
  • Health and safety hazard information
  • Lot-specific analytical data on many types of products
  • Pictograms for instant hazard recognition
  • Useful data for reference, CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) number, chemical formula
Product Labels

Figure 1.Product Labels

  1. Product number
  2. Unit of measure
  3. Product name
  4. Name suffix
  5. Portfolio brand
  6. GHS Pictograms
  7. Signal Word / H&P Phrases
  8. Process order number
  9. Batch number
  10. Expiry date
  11. Physical-chemical properties
  12. CAS number or UFI
  13. Storage temperature
  14. 2D data matrix code
  15. Country of Origin
  16. Disclaimer
  17. EUH Phrase
  18. Hazard inducing substance
  19. Website URL
  20. Vibrant M
  21. Company commercial name and address

Key to Our Product Labels