Adopting the UN’s GHS Revision 7

On February 6th, 2023, Singapore officially adopted updates to their SDS and labeling regulations.

Singapore updates their SDS and labeling regulations

The following are the two new updated regulations:

SS 586-2: 2022: A globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals
SS 586-3: 2022: Preparation of safety data sheets (SDS)

This new regulation adds these revisions:

  1. Enhancing the requirements for labeling and training.
  2. Including a new physical hazard class for desensitized explosives.
  3. Creating a new section on “Hazard communication for chemicals stored in the workplace” in section 8.
  4. Adding a new informative Annex B to give examples of labeling for chemicals in small containers.

To view the electronic version of the 7th revised edition of the GHS, please click here.

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