safety data sheet Articles

  • Introduce one or more poison control center in the safety data sheet

    The antipoison center in paragraph 1 of the safety data sheet is only viewable by doing simple changes to the FPL file (the file that will create and print the SDS), therefore, by agreement with the antipoison center, follow this month’s newsletter to change and update your safety data sheet! Antipoison Center position of the phrase: Phrases related to the antipoison center ...


    By Selerant srl

  • China: incoming regulatory updates

    What is it? The GB 30000/2013, divided into 28 sections, updates the system of classification of chemicals in accordance with the fourth edition of GHS. It also results in the adoption of new classes and categories that were not previously included. The GB/T 17519/2013 provides new non-binding ...


    By Selerant srl

  • New guidelines by ECHA for downstream users and about safety data sheets

    Purpose of the documents Those documents “in a nutshell” explain in a simple way the main elements contained in the full guidelines and they are aimed at the industrial managers, including managers of small and medium-size companies. Those synthetic documents, which provide instructions in short, cannot include all the details; if there is any doubt, we advise you to ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Another New Year and another Regulatory Deadline - How is your GHS Transition Plan?

    Now that we are well on our way into the New Year, we are fast approaching the June 1 deadline to comply with the GHS in the United States. Have you begun implementation of new Safety Data Sheets, labels and training requirements? Where to Start? The first phase of the transition required employees to be trained on Safety Data Sheets and labels by December 1, 2013. The purpose of ...


    By MSDS Writer, L.L.C

  • Chinese GHS

    With the suite Selerant it is possible to manage the different implementations of the GHS around the world.  In particular this newsletter describes the Chinese GHS. Common doubts about the Chinese GHS The most common doubt about the Chinese ...


    By Selerant srl

  • MSDS Technology Made Simple

    As if it weren't hard enough to keep a business flowing smoothly and clients and employees safe and happy, you must also keep up with the lastest technology. While it may not be important to have the latest and greatest computer system, technology aimed at making your business run more efficiently could save you money, and thus deserves a look. Many companies have turned to computer ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Eusheet: Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations

    Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations. EUSHEET Plus GHS/CLP is software that can create Safety Data Sheets that fully comply with safety and environmental protection regulations in all European Union countries. It’s an ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Internet a valuable resource

    New Innovations in MSDS Management For MSDS compliance, like many other tasks that involve information management, the Internet is considered by some to be the 'killer app.' However, acquiring and maintaining MSDSs via the Internet is no small job. Can your company actually use the Internet to better manage its MSDS needs? When used properly, the Internet can be a cost effective and ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • GHS Label Requirements

    While the initial December 1, 2013 training deadline for the revised Hazard Communications Standard (HCS) has come and gone, companies are still responsible for providing employees with on-going safety data sheets and GHS label training.  With this in mind, we thought it would be helpful to provide a recap of the six elements that are now required on a GHS label. In conjunction with ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Managing compliant MSDSs and labels

    Chemical regulatory compliance is growing in complexity as product sourcing and formulations proliferate and organizations expand into new markets on a global scale. Staying current with the requirements of international regulatory initiatives such as the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Yara Uses SDS Authoring, Managed Regulatory Content as Foundation for World-Class Product Stewardship

    In 2004, Yara International ASA emerged to become an independent company trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Based in Norway, Yara is the world’s largest fertilizer company as well as a leading chemical manufacturer – specializing in the production of ammonia and nitrates – with operations in 50 countries supporting sales in more than 150 countries. To sell its solutions for ...


    By IHS Markit

  • The Wercs added to FedResults GSA IT 70 schedule contract

    FedResults, Inc., the premier provider of Government business development services, and The Wercs, Ltd., experts in Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) software, green chemistry analysis and hazard communications documents, today announced that The Wercs MSDS software solutions are now accessible for government procurement under the FedResults' IT 70 GSA schedule. The Wercs provides automated ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • GHS and its impact on the regulated community

    As OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) nears its 25th anniversary since being adapted, the agency is considering modifications to the standard by incorporating elements of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This system was initially adapted by the United Nations in 2002 with the goal of having as many countries as possible implement it by ...


    By MSDS Writer, L.L.C

  • Companies are speeding up the registration of substances under Europe`s Reach legislation

    With just six months to go before the first deadline for registering substances under Europe's Reach legislation, companies are accelerating their efforts to gather the necessary data. But there are still concerns that some of the substance information exchange forums (SIEFs), which bring together companies registering the same substance, have ground to a halt. Some companies and SIEFs ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Aligning Chemicals Labeling with Global Rules Involves Major Efforts

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began the Herculean task of aligning the U.S.’s Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS) with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in September 2009. GHS provides harmonized criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health and physical hazards, and specifies hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • Aligning chemicals labeling with global rules involves major efforts

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began the Herculean task of aligning the U.S."s Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS) with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in September 2009. GHS provides harmonized criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health and physical hazards, and specifies hazard ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Ampacet Case Study - Migrating 20 years of data into a 100% automated solution

    Ampacet Corporation is the world's leading volume provider of color and additive masterbatch solutions. Their products and services are in virtually every corner of the world. With nine global manufacturing sites, 19,000 active products and 70,000 total products, global regulatory compliance is critical to Ampacet’s operations. For more than 20 years, Ampacet controlled the authoring, managing ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Providing the most comprehensive services

    US company 3E Co., based in the state of California, is seeking to. strengthen its position as the leading global provider of environ'ment, health and safety, 01' EH&S, information and complianceservices through M&A activity. '1'0 this end, it bought out last yeartwo local companies involved in the material safety data sheets, orMSDS, business. Robert Christie, president of 3E, commented ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • The First Step – US Department of Labor issues GHS notice of proposed rulemaking

    On September 30, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that starts the long process of introducing the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) into North America.This Notice (Docket No. OSHA-H022K-2006-0062) proposes to modify OSHA’s current Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform with the system for ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • GHS Around the World: Not Quite the Harmonized System it's Supposed to Be

    You would be hard-pressed to walk into a workplace anywhere in the world and not observe diamond pictograms on containers and binders of safety data sheets (SDSs). Pictograms on labels and SDSs are just two components of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS requires chemical manufacturers and employers to determine the intrinsic hazards of ...

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