Monthly Archives: December 2014

30 12, 2014

Planning Ahead for Workplace Spills

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One of the fundamental reasons that corporations are required to maintain SDS’s is so employees are better able to make educated decisions after an incident such as a spill or an injury. Similarly, facilities that [...]

19 12, 2014

Recap on GHS December Meeting

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December 10th-12th, the U.S. Interagency CHS Coordinating group held the event to incorporate request and comments from different countries to work toward an international standard for hazardous chemicals. Formal reports have not been released of [...]

17 12, 2014

Protecting Trade Secrets Under GHS Regulation

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

As a sales associate one of the most common questions that I hear is, “How do I protect the composition of my ingredients on SDSs while still complying with GHS regulations?” In order to accurately [...]

15 12, 2014

Accidental Release Measures: Section 6 of the SDS

By |December 15th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

The language associated with the four levels of personal protective equipment has been standardized by all regulatory agencies as a result of the Occupational Safety and Health Guidance Manual for Hazardous Waste Site Activities. The [...]

11 12, 2014

Disclosing the Components of a Mixture on a GHS Compliant SDS

By |December 11th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

OSHA requires that all hazardous components in excess of 1% be addressed on GHS compliant SDSs. Additionally, carcinogens in excess of 0.1% must be disclosed. Fortunately, you do not have to disclose the exact percentages [...]