EU applied new hazard classes 2023: check if the SDSs of your products are affected

Since 20 April 2023, EU has applied new hazard classes, new hazard statements, and new criteria for the classification, labelling, and packaging of substances and mixtures. This new rule came into force officially via Delegated Regulation 2023/707 amending CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. Many chemical substances and mixtures placed on the EU market under REACH […]

How to know if your current Safety Data Sheet is compliant?

Providing a compliant Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a legal obligation. The core purpose of that obligation is to protect the health and safety of humans and the environment. The SDS contains essential information about the danger of the substance to both people and the environment. In addition to that, the document comprehensively explains how […]

EU Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements and format

What is a safety data sheet? A safety data sheet (SDS) is a document that contains comprehensive information about a substance or a mixture as an instruction for the safe use of chemicals during handling, storage, transporting, and disposal. An SDS shall provide information on the intrinsic properties of the substance or mixture; the physical, […]

What is GHS?

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The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is a standard developed by the United Nations (UN) to globally standardize and harmonize the classification and labelling of chemicals. This system was developed because there were significant differences and inconsistencies in classifying and labeling chemical products among countries and territories. Under such a […]