Occasionally we get customers who want to know why we use different materials for different labels and what the difference is between them. HCL offers a variety of materials that customers can choose from: Vinyl, Tyvek and paper are our most common printing materials. To determine which material is right for you, consider what you… Continue reading About Our Materials
In this blog post I will explain each of the 8 new HazCom pictograms, their meanings and why they are now required. In June of last year, the OSHA HCS started to require pictograms on chemical hazard labels. These pictograms are meant to easily alert users to the potential dangers they may be exposed to… Continue reading Why do we need OSHA pictograms?
The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) diamond is meant to give general hazard information on the chemical that is being labeled. There are 4 squared sections within the diamond, each with its own color: red, blue, yellow and white. These colors correspond to specific hazards: Red- Flammability Hazard Blue- Health Hazard Yellow- Instability Hazard White- Special Hazard… Continue reading What does the NFPA diamond mean?
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