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Lab Safety Symbols. Open flame may ignite flammable chemicals, loose clothing, or hair. Open flame. Substance may be poisonous if touched, inhaled, or swallowed. Toxic Chemical Sign . Radioactive Materials sign. This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Lab Safety Symbols


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Open flame may ignite flammable chemicals, loose clothing, or hair

Open flame


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Substance may be poisonous if touched, inhaled, or swallowed.

Toxic Chemical Sign


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Radioactive Materials sign

  • This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used.


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Biohazard (Biological) Sign

  • Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful to humans


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Eye Safety

  • This symbol appears when an eye danger exists. Safety goggles should be worn during the experiment.


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Disposal

  • This symbol appears when care must be taken to dispose of materials properly.


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Clothing Protection

  • This symbol appears when substances could stain or burn clothing


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Animal Safety

  • This symbol appears whenever live animals are studied. The safety of the animals and the students must be taken into account


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Extreme Temperature

  • This symbol appears when you should use caution handling hot objects.


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Sharp Objects

  • This symbol appears when you will be working with sharp objects and your skin could get cut.


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Fume

  • This symbol appears when chemicals or chemical reactions could cause dangerous fumes and possible damage to respiratory tract.


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Chemical

  • This symbol appears wehn chemicals that you will be using can cause burns or can absorb through the skin and cause harm.


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Electrical Safety

  • Possible danger from electrical shock or burn.


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Irritant

  • Substances that can irritate the skin or mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.