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Health Canada GHS Technical Guidance Released June 2016

Canada GHS holds importance for chemical manufacturers and exporters in the US since most of them are engaged in trade across the border. The deadline is June 2017 for implementation of the GHS in two phases. Phase one comprises on … Continue reading

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What are the important requirements of GHS implementation

Chemicals are made by manufacturers for the different purpose. But, the transition period between its productions till the receipt of the end user is very critical. It is going to cause different types of damage to the human being as … Continue reading

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GHS SDS Solution by ICSDS Helps Produce Labels Quickly and Easily

Transitioning to the new HazCom 2012 is a difficult time for most manufacturers and dealers of chemicals in the US. Apart from routine business matters the additional concern is to update existing MSDS to SDS or get new ones prepared. … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement in HazCom 2012 Safety Data Sheets

OSHA adopted UN GHS recommendations and implemented one of its many revisions for the HazCom 2012 standards. However, no system is perfect as can be seen by the fact that UN GHS itself has been revised so many times. OSHA … Continue reading

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HazCom 2012 Safety Sheets by ICSDS—A Seamless Transition

Deadlines for compliance with OSHA HazCom 2012 requirements have passed. Still, there are many manufacturers/importers who have not upgraded existing MSDS to GHS SDS as specified by OSHA for a variety of reasons such as not having received SDS from … Continue reading

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GHS For Hazard Communication By ICSDS.Com Assures Uniformity

The UN introduced the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) with the objective of standardizing hazard communications for chemicals. It was introduced in 1983 and, since then, quite a few countries have adopted GHS in one … Continue reading

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Easy Implementation of GHS for Classification Across Countries

GHS implementation is relatively simple when only one country is involved. American manufacturers and dealers of chemicals deemed hazardous in any degree must have a safety data sheet that complies with OSHA guidelines. For those companies involved in cross border … Continue reading

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