The skull and crossbones symbol means the product is poisonous. Licking, eating, drinking, or smelling a substance marked with this symbol can make you very sick or even cause death.
The bony hand symbol means the product is corrosive, which means that it can cause burns. These products can cause burns to your eyes, skin, lungs, mouth, throat and stomach.
The flame symbol means the product may catch fire. Flammable products or their fumes may catch fire easily if near heat, flames or sparks.
This symbol means the container may explode if it is under pressure, heated or broken.
Products with hazard symbols on their labels should be stored properly. Learn more about safe storage in our section Poison Prevention.