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  • OSHA adopts globally harmonized system of chemical labeling

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revised its Hazard Communication Standard, aligning it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of chemical classification and labeling. The new standard aims to reduce confusion about chemical hazards in the workplace, facilitate safety training and establish consistent labels and safety data sheets for all chemicals ...


    By 3E Company

  • StainerbondzTM printable labels - permanent labelling for microscope slides

    Reliable traceability is critical for clinical and research samples. Stainerbondz labels provide crisp, clear, long-term sample identification. They show superb resistance to chemicals from Acetone to Xylene and will endure a wide variety of laboratory staining protocols, even the rigours of deparraffinisation.  Stainerbondz are unaffected by temperature extremes from -80ºC to 130ºC. Label ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • GHS-Compliant One-Pass Color Drum Label Printer Announced: High-speed, Continuous, Laser Label Printing for Chemical Drum Labels

    Neuralog announces the NeuraLabel Printer, the first fully automated continuous color laser label printer that meets all GHS (Globally Harmonized System) and DOT (Department of Transportation) transportation, requirements and includes one-pass, 4-color printing technology. Labels are printed on-demand from your Windows ...


  • Textiles Compliance: Beyond the Label

    Join Compliance & Risks for our free webinar on textiles compliance and learn about the key topics you need to ensure your products are compliant around the world. From the highly regulated area of children’s clothing and accessories to the massive growth in wearables, the challenge of understanding and staying on top of textiles regulations continues to grow. ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • EPA`s design for environment label - a route to safer chemicals

    No conversation about greener chemicals would be complete without a closer look at the Design for the Environment label that has been earned by over 2700 products since its inception in 1997.  (Full disclosure: DfE is a former client of mine.) Some chemicals are safer than others, and the U.S. EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics's voluntary Design for the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China to Implement Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

    On March 12, 2011, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued Decree 591, "Regulation on the Safe Management of Dangerous Chemicals," which concerns the safe use of chemicals. The regulation is very wide ranging in scope and "sets the tone" for future chemicals legislation. As one of the more immediate impacts, State Decree 591 uses the National Standards GB 13690-2009 on the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • China to implement globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals

    On March 12, 2011, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued Decree 591, "Regulation on the Safe Management of Dangerous Chemicals," which concerns the safe use of chemicals. The regulation is very wide ranging in scope and "sets the tone" for future chemicals legislation. As one of the more immediate impacts, State Decree 591 uses the National Standards GB 13690-2009 on the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Public consultation on harmonised classification and labelling of three chemical substances

    The European Chemicals Agency has this week published on its website a public consultation on the proposal to harmonise the classification and labelling of three chemical substances. Comments are welcome on the proposal within the next 45 days. All comments will be taken into account in the subsequent decision-making process. The substances in this consultation, submitted by Ireland, France and ...

  • Aligning Chemical Classification, Labeling Is Goal of EU Delegates in Transatlantic Talks

    U.S. and European authorities may never be able to reconcile their regulatory schemes for chemicals and cosmetics, but they could cooperate more closely in a number of ways, including how they classify and label chemicals, according to two position papers published by the European Commission May 14. The papers, which the commission said it published in the interest of transparency, noted that ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • EU Member States approve world-wide rules for labelling of chemicals

    The European Commission welcomes the agreement by the EU Member States to align EU legislation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures to the United Nations Globally Harmonised System (GHS). This new system will ensure that the same hazards will be described and labelled in the same way all around the world. By using internationally agreed classification criteria and ...

  • Implementation update of global harmonized systems for the classification and labelling of chemicals

    This memorandum provides an update on recent events pertinent to the adoption of the third version of the United Nations (UN) Globally Harmonized System (GHS) guidance document, commonly referred to as the “Purple Book.” Further, this memorandum offers an update on GHS implementation efforts by country and/or region. Background on GHS Implementation The third revision of the UN GHS Purple Book ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • BPA Labeled Toxic by Canadian Government

    EMSL Analytical provides bisphenol A (BPA) testing services to determine if the chemical is present in plastics or environmental samples to protect the public from exposure and health risks. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 19th, 2010 Last week the Canadian government classified bisphenol A as a toxic substance.  The material is used to make plastics and can be found in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Webinar on successful classification and labelling notifications

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are hosting a webinar on classification and labelling (C&L) on 14 December. The webinar will be addressed to all companies with notification obligations and will focus on the main steps necessary to submit successful C&L notifications. The deadline for notifications is midnight (GMT) on 3 January 2011. Further information is available from the ECHA ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Have you made the switch to GHS labelling?

    You will probably already know that the regulations on labelling hazardous products changed on 1st June 2015 in the UK. The move from aims to bring us closer to a standard global system, so that hazards are easily identified on products from around the world. Have you made the switch yet? In the change the old ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EPA OKs Cause Marketing Labels for Disinfectants

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved display of promotions for causes or charities on labels of pesticides, disinfectants and other commercial toxics. Documents revealing the agency's policy change were released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a national association of workers in natural resources agencies. ...

  • Biofuel labeling often inaccurate, new study claims

    Biofuel blends may not always be what the label claims. A study at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many smaller distributors could be 'splash blending.'  While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel. Marine ...

  • More than three million classification and labelling notifications improve information on hazardous chemicals

    More than three million notifications on the classification of chemical substances in line with new EU rules have been received by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). All companies manufacturing or importing hazardous substances were required to classify them by 1 December 2010 and notify ECHA by 3 January 2011. Classification is essential to determine whether a chemical is dangerous for health ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Align the Hazard Communication Standard with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

    Yesterday the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule that would align the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with provisions of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The HCS requires chemical manufacturers and importers to evaluate chemical hazards and provide information to subsequent users. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Don`t Fade Away! - Durable Scientific Labelling

    Laboratory and biological samples often have to be stored for very long periods, for legal reasons, for archiving, for GLP compliance or simply to preserve them for future use. Brady’s guaranteed labelling technology protects against the potential disaster of being unable to identify a sample after protracted storage. ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Revolutionary intelligent label printer for GLP/HTA applications

    Brady IP™ Series Printer System is a revolutionary new thermal transfer printing system that safeguards against illegible or impermanent labelling due to an incorrect combination of label material and ink. It will have real benefits in any multi-disciplinary laboratory or medical application that requires positive sample identification and traceability, and where a variety of procedures is in ...


    By Brady Corporation

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