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  • GHS Update

     According to the Office of Management Budget (OMB), the review of US Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) GHS rule was concluded February 21, 2012.  OMB's rule was "consistent with change." This means that OMB agrees with the aim of the rule, but requires minor changes before publication. Once the necessary changes are made, it ...


    By MSDS Binders Inc.

  • Lots of GHS progress happening this year

    The 20th meeting of the UNECE Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, also known as GHS, will take place Dec. 7-9, 2010, in Geneva. While a detailed agenda has not yet been completed, the preliminary agenda indicates a U.S. expert may present an analysis requested by the sub-committee in mid-2009 of practices and regulations in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Webinar - NAFTA Members’ GHS Programs: A Comparative Analysis

    While the United Nations' (UN) Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) model provides a backbone for hazard communications, it is only a tool for other nations to utilize, adopt, and amend as appropriate for their country-specific needs. There are substantial differences among the approaches taken by Canada, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NAFTA members` GHS Programs: A comparative analysis

    Webinar Presented by Bloomberg BNA Wednesday, December 10, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST) While the United Nations' (UN) Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) model provides a backbone for hazard communications, it ...


    By Acta Group

  • Korea Publishes List of Potential GHS Classifications and Plans to Issue New Material Safety Data Sheet Rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Korea Publishes List of Potential GHS Classifications and Plans to Issue New Material Safety Data Sheet Rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Join 3E Company on Tuesday, July 24th for a Web Seminar: `The Implementation of GHS and MSDS/Labeling in Japan`

    Join 3E Company for a web seminar 'The Implementation of GHS and MSDS/Labeling in Japan', part of the 3E HazMat Management Web seminar series. Japan's Industrial Safety and Health Law was recently amended to reflect GHS. The authorities developed this regulation and recommended that MSDSs comply with GHS. However, it is not enough just to make MSDSs and Labels GHS compliant; they must be ...


    By 3E Company

  • GHS OSHA`s hazard communication standard is here final action August 2011

    Abstract: OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers and importers to evaluate the hazards of the chemicals they produce or import, and prepare labels and material safety data sheets to convey the hazards and associated protective measures to users of the chemicals. All employers with hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required to have a hazard ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • UN level classification of hazardous substances to be incorporated into EU law

    MEPs adopted three legislative reports on the classification, labelling and packing of substances and mixtures. The first-reading agreement concerns the implementation of the UN level agreed, GHS (Globally Harmonised System) on classification, labelling and packaging of hazardous substances into EU legislation. The new rules are similar to existing EU rules (which will be replaced later) but ...


    By European Parliament

  • Korea publishes list of potential GHS classifications and plans to issue new material safety data sheet rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Commission asks four Member States to implement EU chemicals legislation

    The European Commission is asking Germany, Finland, Poland and Portugal to update their chemicals laws in line with recent changes in legislation agreed at EU level. These Member States did not communicate measures relating to the Directive on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures. Poland has also failed to inform the Commission about the transposition of ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Enhesa in Japan 2011

    Enhesa & NTT Data on Global Chemical & Product Regulations Embassy of Belgium in Tokyo, 20 January 2011  On 28 January 2011, Enhesa organised an environmental seminar on global chemical and product regulations in Japan in cooperation with NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting. The seminar was sponsored by the Embassy of Belgium Ministry of ...

  • National WHMIS Website Offers One-Stop-Shop for Canadians

    With the recent announcement of the changes to Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015), a website has been released to help Canadians transition from the old WHMIS system to WHMIS 2015 which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The website, WHMIS.org: Canada’s National WHMIS ...

  • Dynea Chemicals Oy Signs Five-Year Contract For Atrion International?s Global Materials Compliance Solution

    Nijmegen, The Netherlands, March 14, 2006 - Atrion International - the leading developer of Materials Compliance Solutions - announces that Dynea Chemicals Oy has signed a 5-year contract for Atrion's completely integrated Materials Compliance Solutions platform. The platform will enable Dynea, a global leader in providing high performance adhesion and surfacing solutions, to safely 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

  • WEBINAR - Chemical Substance Regulation in Central and South America: A Deeper Dive

    The Central and South American chemical regulatory environment continues to be one that is challenging to understand, navigate, and manage from a business perspective.  These challenges most often stem from one of three aspects:  a lack of knowledge concerning the regulatory and governmental authority structure; a challenge in determining which regulations (local, national, and/or trade ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Emma Louise Jackson Joins The Acta Group as Regulatory Specialist

    The Acta Group (Acta®) is pleased to announce that Emma Louise Jackson CBiol MSB has joined our firm as a regulatory specialist, serving clients in the European Union (EU) and worldwide from our Manchester, UK office. Ms. Jackson is distinguished by more than a decade of experience in testing and regulatory environments, most recently as a regulatory manager at a large commercial laboratory. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Emma Louise Jackson Joins The Acta Group as Regulatory Specialist

    The Acta Group (Acta®) is pleased to announce that Emma Louise Jackson CBiol MSB has joined our firm as a regulatory specialist, serving clients in the European Union (EU) and worldwide from our Manchester, UK office. Ms. Jackson is distinguished by more than a decade of experience in testing and regulatory environments, most recently as a regulatory manager at a large commercial laboratory. ...


    By Acta Group

  • Environment: Better information for citizens about major accident risks

    New rules that enter into force today will see EU citizens better informed about major threats posed by industrial plants in their immediate vicinity. The rules are part of an otherwise technical update of the Seveso Directive, a key instrument in industrial risk management, which is being adapted to reflect recent changes in the ...

  • Acta and Bergeson & Campbell Expand Their Global Capabilities in Asia through a Joint Venture with Pacific Life Sciences

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and its consulting affiliates, B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) and The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), are pleased to announce the expansion of their capabilities in Asia. The Acta Group China, L.L.C. has formed a joint venture with Pacific Life Sciences Co. Ltd. (PLS), a leading Chinese firm serving the chemical industry with offices in Beijing, ...


    By Acta Group

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