Current Build HL7 v3 Value Set EntityRisk

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This value set ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


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Kinds of risks associated with the handling of the material..

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This value set is used in the following places:

  • This value set is the designated 'entire code system' value set for v3.EntityRisk

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 07 Aug 2018

This value set contains 11 concepts

Expansion based on version 2018-04-01

All codes from system

0AGGaggressiveA danger that can be associated with certain living subjects, including humans.
0BIOBiologicalThe dangers associated with normal biological materials. I.e. potential risk of unknown infections. Routine biological materials from living subjects.
0CORCorrosiveMaterial is corrosive and may cause severe injury to skin, mucous membranes and eyes. Avoid any unprotected contact.
0ESCEscape RiskThe entity is at risk for escaping from containment or control.
0IFLinflammableMaterial is highly inflammable and in certain mixtures (with air) may lead to explosions. Keep away from fire, sparks and excessive heat.
1  EXPexplosiveMaterial is an explosive mixture. Keep away from fire, sparks, and heat.
0INFinfectiousMaterial known to be infectious with human pathogenic microorganisms. Those who handle this material must take precautions for their protection.
1  BHZbiohazardMaterial contains microorganisms that is an environmental hazard. Must be handled with special care.
0INJinjury hazardMaterial is solid and sharp (e.g., cannulas). Dispose in hard container.
0POIpoisonMaterial is poisonous to humans and/or animals. Special care must be taken to avoid incorporation, even of small amounts.
0RADradioactiveMaterial is a source for ionizing radiation and must be handled with special care to avoid injury of those who handle it and to avoid environmental hazards.