Many of the products listed on this EasyChemicals website are hazardous if used incorrectly. It is essential that all products are used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions on the container.
We provide basic hazard warnings adjacent to the products and detailed Materials Safety Data Sheets which can be printed off for inclusion within your Safety system.
Should you have any queries regarding the use of any product then please email for advice.
Making the Workplace safer
The reference point for information and legislation relating to hazardous products is the Health and Safety Executive at www.hse.gov.uk
The legislation relating to hazards in the workplace is covered by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations normally referred to as the COSHH Regulations. Further information can be found at www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/basics.htm
It is important that users of products fully assess the risks involved and take steps to prevent hazardous situations from occurring.
The hazard information contained in the website and in the Materials Safety Data Sheets should be considered as a first step.
Please refer to www.hse.gov.uk/risk/ for further information on risk assessments in your particular workplace.
Hazard Symbols on UK products are in the process of changing to a new European/World standard. It is therefore essential to read the instructions because the new symbols may be unfamiliar.
For example this symbol:
may be replaced by:
Because labels are printed in large numbers it may be some time before all manufacturers products are harmonised to the new hazard documentation.