Water Hazard Classes

What is WGK?


The regulation of water hazard classes (WGK) is one of the specific German ordinances to comply on Facilities Handling Substances that are Hazardous to Water.

There are three water hazard classes (WGK):

  • checkSlightly hazardous to water.
  • checkObviously hazardous to water.
  • checkHighly hazardous to water.
CHEMETER offers to customers and users an integrated WGK calculation for Germany assigning automatically this class of hazard, and at the same time fully open to set up manually the values of the WGK classification.