Health & Safety

The Classification Labelling & Packaging Regulation 1272/2008 became mandatory for mixtures on 1 June 2015. All products new to the supply chain from this date that are classified as hazardous according to the above regulations will be appropriately classified and labelled. Section 2 of the Safety Data Sheet will show the following information where appropriate:

  • Hazard Classifications
  • Signal Word
  • Hazard Pictograms (these are detailed in the paragrah below)
  • Hazard Statements (H)
  • Precautionary Statements (P)
  • Supplemental Label Information

This information should allow you to assess the product against your personal requirements prior to purchase.

Hazard Classifications

Exploding Bomb
Explosives, Self Reactives, Organic Peroxides
Gas Cylinder
Gasses Under Pressure
Skin Corrosion & Burns, Eye Damage, Corrosive to Metals
Flammables, Pyrophonics, Emits Flammable Gas, Self Reactive
Exclamation Point
Irritant (Skin & Eyes), Skin Sensitizer Acute Toxicity, Narcotic Effects, Respiratory Tract Irritant
Health Hazard
Carcinogen, Mutagen, Reproductive, Target Organ & Aspiration Toxicity, Respiratory, Sensitizer
Skull & Crossbones
Acute Toxicity (Fatal or Toxic)
Flame Over Circle
Aquatic Toxicity

Safety Data Sheets

To improve our service to customers and to ensure the latest versions of the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are available together with SDS for older products, we have updated our service.

To search our database of Safety Data Sheets please go to the following website: Click on the Search button and choose part code from the drop down menu, enter the 8 or 13 digit barcode number that you will find on the product and select search. The SDS should be available for you to review.

If the SDS is not available please call us on 1800 832 777.

Age Requirements for Specific Goods

Where you place an order for or otherwise purchase age-restricted goods such as solvents, axes, knives and knife blades you confirm that you are over the age of 18 and that (where applicable) delivery will be accepted by a person over the age of 18. We reserve the right to cancel your order or purchase if we reasonably believe you do not meet the age restrictions for certain goods.

For all Click & Collect orders - Age ID (passport or driving license) will be required for all store purposes and collections.