What does the (Number) before a GHS Hazard Statement stand for on TNT+ boxes?

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Document ID TE1661

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
What does the (Number) before a GHS Hazard Statement stand for on TNT+ boxes?
Summary
GHS Hazard Statements on TNT+
Answer
The (Number) before a GHS Hazard Statement stand for on TNT+ boxes is designated a code, starting with the letter H and followed by three digits. Statements which correspond to related hazards are grouped together by code number, so the numbering is not consecutive. The code is used for reference purposes, for example to help with translations, but it is the actual phrase which should appear on labels and safety data sheets.