Category: GHS


On January 1, 2020, the United Kingdom began their exit from the European Union and completed the transition on December 31, 2020. During that transition all EU regulations such as REACH and CLP were to be followed as before. But February 2021 is here and what has changed?... Read More
February 15, 2021Jonathan Martin


Annex VIII to the CLP regulations (EU “flavor” of GHS) was adopted in March 2017 (and amended in October 2019) to require companies that market products in the EU to submit hazard information about their products in a new, structured XML format. The compliance dates vary depending upon ... Read More
December 30, 2019Jonathan Martin


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


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


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