Monthly Archives: October 2014

28 10, 2014

What are the GHS Physical Hazards That Need To Be Covered?

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When it comes to hazard classification, the GHS criteria is designed to be consistent, transparent, and draw a clear distinction between various classes and categories for companies and individuals.   The physical hazards classification process [...]

17 10, 2014

Key Principals of the GHS Explained

By |October 17th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

By adopting the Global Harmonized System (GHS), countries are hoping to take advantage of several benefits.  The benefits of globally consistent standards include: Promoting regulatory efficiency Facilitating trade Reducing cost of compliance Providing consistent and [...]

13 10, 2014

Section 14 (Transport) Explained

By |October 13th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

Section 14 of your SDS should provide basic classification information for the transport and shipment of a hazardous substance or mixture by road, rail, sea, or air.  But what kinds of basic information should you [...]

11 10, 2014

New Regulations on Pharmaceutical Substances: What to Do

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The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced their final rule on pharmaceutical controlled substances and disposal policies on September 8th, 2014, effective as of October 9th. These policies are meant to simplify disposal methods of pharmaceutical [...]

10 10, 2014

How is GHS maintained and updated?

By |October 10th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

GHS is maintained by a sub-committee formed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, formally called the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.  This sub-committee is [...]