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GHS Special Case: Corrosive or Not Corrosive?

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli

GHS Focus: GHS Label Elements

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each GHS label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the co

GHS Focus: GHS Pictograms

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli

GHS Focus: GHS Hazards

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli

Approaching GHS Deadline for Manufacturers & Distributors

GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. It is a set of guidelines that provides specific criteria for two processes: hazard classification and hazard communication. GHS is not an organization; it is a system that countries around the

GHS Deadline for Manufacturers & Distributors: June 2015

GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. It is a set of guidelines that provides specific criteria for two processes: hazard classification and hazard communication. GHS is not an organization; it is a system that countries around the

GHS: Safety Data Sheets

The Safety Data Sheet, or SDS, plays an important role in hazard communication. It’s a source of information about product hazards and advice on safety precautions. GHS has outlined criteria for the content and organization of Safety Data Sheets, which ensures that this information is

GHS Pictograms

Part of the GHS effort to create a more harmonized system of hazard communication is the hazard pictogram. Pictograms are small icons located on labels and safety data sheets that represent a distinct hazard. Which pictogram appears on the label and SDS is determined by the hazard cla

GHS Overview

  GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. It is a set of guidelines that provides specific criteria for two processes: hazard classification and hazard communication. GHS is not an organization; it is a system that countries arou