GHS Compliance Information
GHS, What You Need to Know Now?
What Is GHS?
GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. GHS is a system that defines and classifies the hazards of chemical products, and communicates health and safety information on labels and material Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
What Are The Elements Of A GHS Label?
Product Identifiers: Unique identifiers such as chemical name and product name
Label Colors: B324 black resin and C5440 red resin thermal transfer ribbons
Symbols/Pictograms: Use of GHS hazard pictograms conveying health, physical and environmental hazard information
Signal Words: "Danger" or "Warning" used to emphasize hazards and indicate the relative level of severity of the hazard
Hazard Statements: Standard phrases assigned to a hazard class and category that describe the nature of the hazard
Precautionary Statements: Standardized text of instructions to minimize risks in product handling
Supplier Identification: Name, address and phone number of the chemical manufacturer, importer or other responsible party
Standardized Label Format: The GHS includes directions for application of the hazard communication elements on the label
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