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13 04, 2018

WHMIS Update – New Rules for Section 3

By |April 13th, 2018|Chemical Management, Chemical Regulation, GHS, MSDS to SDS Conversion, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

Canada continues to hammer out the details of its GHS regulation. As part of this process, Canada has released a new WHMIS update.Under the previous revision, manufacturers were required to display the exact percent concentration [...]

19 06, 2017

WHMIS 2015 Enforcement Deadlines Delayed

By |June 19th, 2017|Chemical Regulation, GHS, GHS Regulations, HazCom, MSDS to SDS Conversion, SDS software, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

On May 19th, Health Canada announced that they would be extending Phase 1 of the WHMIS 2015 transition. Under the new transition timetable, manufacturers and importers (including many US firms) will have until June 1st, [...]

20 12, 2015

What if you failed to meet the OSHA’s December 1st GHS deadline

By |December 20th, 2015|GHS, GHS Regulations, MSDS to SDS Conversion|0 Comments

December 1, 2015, marked the OSHA or GHS deadline for hazardous chemical distributors.  According to regulations, after December 1, 2015, hazardous chemical distributors may no longer distribute products out of compliance with GHS standards.  All outbound [...]

17 12, 2015

Chemical Companies Still Non-Compliant with GHS Standards

By |December 17th, 2015|GHS, GHS Regulations|0 Comments

A recent study conducted by the labeling solutions company, Loftware Inc., reveals new insights on the status of companies in compliance with GHS regulations.  150 companies were included in the survey with about 90% of [...]

11 05, 2015

HazCom: Right to Know vs. Right to Understand

By |May 11th, 2015|GHS Regulations, OSHA|0 Comments

Since it’s conception 22 years ago, the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS or HazCom) has increased the availability of chemical information in workplaces. Additionally, the legislation has dramatically improved the safety and health of workers [...]