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1

Number assigned by the American chemical Society’s chemical abstract service that uniquely identifies a specific compound

CAS Number

2

General caution symbols in Mexico are triangular rather than round like those in Canada or______as typically found in the United States

Rectangular

3

Military marking:

For security reasons, some buildings and areas that store hazardous materials may not be marked. True or false?

True

4

NFPA 704 system:

Special hazards are located in the 6 o’clock position and have no specified background color; however, this is most commonly used?

White

5

NFPA 704:

This system uses a rating system of numbers from?

0 to 4

6

NFPA 704:

Zero indicates minimal hazard, the number 4 indicates a severe hazard. The rating is assigned to three categories:

Health, flammability, and instability

7

NFPA 704:

List all the colors associated with this system

Blue - health

Red - flammability

Yellow- instability

White - “special “ only unusual reactivity with water and OX oxidizer are authorized here

8

Who regulates the manufacture and labeling of pesticides?

EPA

9

Pesticide labels:

Phrase assigned to each hazard category that describes the nature of the hazards.

Hazard statements

10

Pesticide label:

A symbol inside a diamond with a red border, denoting a particular hazard class such as acute toxicity/lethality, and skin irritation/corrosion

Pictogram

11

Pesticide labels:

One word used to indicate the relative severity of Hazzard and alert the reader to a potential hazard on the label and safety data sheet

Signal words

The GHS has two:
Warning- less severe
Danger - more severe

12

Pesticide labels:

Supplier identification-
EPA encourages, but does not require,_________on pesticide labels

Telephone contact numbers

13

Pesticide labels:

Lower categories of classification and unclassified products would not require pictograms or signal words under GHS. The current EPA system includes a third signal word which is used in addition to “warning” and “danger”

“Caution”

14

The EPA requires a warning label on any containers, transformers, or capacitors that contain polychlorinated biphenyls, which is considered hazardous because it may?

Cause cancer

15

Color codes:

This color means danger or stop. It’s used on containers of flammable liquids, emergency stop bars, stop buttons, and fire protection equipment

Red

16

Color codes:

This color means warning. It’s used on energized equipment or hazardous machinery with parts that can crush or cut

Orange

17

Color codes:

This color means caution. Solid yellow, yellow and black stripes, or yellow and black checkers maybe used to indicate physical hazards such as tripping hazards. Also used on containers of corrosive or unstable materials

Yellow

18

Color codes:

This color marks safety equipment such as first aid stations, safety showers, and exit routes

Green

19

Color codes:

This color marks safety information signage such as labels or markings indicating the type of required PPE

Blue

20

Color codes:

Colors can sometimes provide clues to the nature of hazardous materials in North America. For example, the material inside is some kind of____if the placard background color is yellow

Oxidizer

21

Shipping papers:

The general location and type of paperwork change according to the?

Mode of transport

22

Shipping papers:

The basic description provided in shipping papers will follow a sequence best remembered by the acronym, ISHP:

I- Id number

S- Proper shopping name

H- hazard class or division

P- packing group

23

Shipping papers:

The information provided, such as_____and_____, can then be used to identify hazards such as potential fire, explosion, and health hazards

Proper Shipping name and the hazard class

24

This is a detailed information bulletin prepared by chemicals manufacturer or importer that provide specific information about the product

Safety data sheet

25

Senses:

This is definitely the safest of the five senses to use to detect a hazardous material

Vision

26

Senses:

This can also be used to detect information from a distance.

Hearing

27

Senses:

Gradual inability of a person to detect odors after initial exposure. Can be extremely rapid with some toxins such as hydrogen sulfide

Olfactory fatigue

28

Senses:

Warning properties of chemicals include:

Visible gas clouds. Pungent odor’s. And irritating fumes

29

Symptoms of chemical exposure include the following:

• changes in respiration
• changes in LOC
• abdominal distress
• change in activity level
• Visual disturbances
• skin changes
• changes in excretion or thirst
• pain