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The European Union has implemented the GHS through the CLP Regulation. Nevertheless, the older system based on the Dangerous Substances Directive will continue to be used in parallel until 2016. Some R-phrases which do not have simple equivalents under the GHS have been retained under the CLP Regulation: the numbering mirrors the number of the previous R-phrase.

      Physical properties

      EUH001: Explosive when dry

EUH006: Explosive with or without contact with air

EUH014: Reacts violently with water

EUH018: In use may form flammable/explosive vapour-air mixture

EUH019: May form explosive peroxides

EUH044: Risk of explosion if heated under confinement

Health properties

EUH029: Contact with water liberates toxic gas

EUH031: Contact with acids liberates toxic gas

EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas

EUH066: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking

EUH070: Toxic by eye contact

EUH071: Corrosive to the respiratory tract

Environmental properties

EUH059: Hazardous to the ozone layer

Other EU hazard statements

Some other hazard statements intended for use in very specific circumstances have also been retained under the CLP Regulation.[6] Note that, in this case, the numbering of the EU specific hazard statements can coincide with GHS hazard statements if the "EU" prefix is not included.

EUH201: Contains lead. Should not be used on surfaces liable to be chewed or sucked by children.

      EUH201A: Warning! Contains lead.

EUH202: Cyanoacrylate. Danger. Bonds skin and eyes in seconds. Keep out of the reach of children.

EUH203: Contains chromium(VI). May produce an allergic reaction.

EUH204: Contains isocyanates. May produce an allergic reaction.

EUH205: Contains epoxy constituents. May produce an allergic reaction.

EUH206: Warning! Do not use together with other products. May release dangerous gases (chlorine).

EUH207: Warning! Contains cadmium. Dangerous fumes are formed during use. See information supplied by the manufacturer. Comply with the safety instructions.

EUH208: Contains <name of sensitising substance>. May produce an allergic reaction.

EUH209: Can become highly flammable in use.

      EUH209A: Can become flammable in use.

EUH210: Safety data sheet available on request.

EUH401: To avoid risks to human health and the environment, comply with the instructions for use.