Category: GHS

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Jan2018
The UN GHS regulations are a great step forward in providing a universal system for assessing and communicating hazards of substances and mixtures, but it does not provide perfect harmonization for several reasons, including:Differing implementations of the GHS regulation Implementations of different revisions of the GHS standard... Read More
January 16, 2018Ray Cook

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Jan2018
Early on (in the 60’s and maybe even before), many countries and companies realized the need for a consistent way of communicating the hazards associated with their products.   These hazards may include physical hazards, such as flammability, explosivity, and corrosivity, health hazards, such as acute and chronic toxicity, carcinogenicity, and ... Read More
January 5, 2018Ray Cook

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Nov2017
GHS provides a consistent way to determine the hazards of substances and mixtures (preparations) and a standardized presentation of these hazards.  The outcome of a GHS hazard determination may include:GHS Hazard Statements and hazard Classes and Categories GHS Precautionary Statements GHS ... Read More
November 21, 2017Jonathan Martin