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Hazard Communication Quiz

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This symbol warns against which of the following hazards?
  • (A)  Beware of snowflakes
  • (B)  Cold storage required
  • (C)  Low temperature or cryogenic hazard
  • (D)  Dangerous when frozen
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Hint:
Nitrogen, helium, hydrogen, and liquid oxygen are often categorized under this hazard.
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  Low temperature or cryogenic hazard
Explanation:
The word cryogenic means anything related to or producing low temperatures. Cryogenic liquids, their gases and vapors can adversely affect the skin with results similar to a thermal burn. The health hazards caused by cryogenic liquids can be categorized into three groups – extreme cold hazard, asphyxiation hazard, and toxic hazards. Cryogenic liquids can also cause physical hazards like flammability hazard.
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