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  • GHS regulation in the European Union officially adopted

    On September 3, 2008, the European Union’s (EU) Parliament adopted legislative reports (the “compromise package”) concerning the EU proposal for a Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, in their first reading agreement. The next step in the EU legislative process, was final adoption by the European Council of the new CLP regulation. The new CLP ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Fly with WASPS to REACH GHS

    REACH is in force now and GHS (the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) is expected this year, WASPS will be ready…. Will you??As you will know the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) is in force. This requires all manufacturers and suppliers who deal with chemicals to share all important safety information with their ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • 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)

  • Ready for GHS – TechniData CLEO provides the EU’s new GHS content

    On January 20, 2009, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) comes into force in the European Union (EC 1272/2008). In order to ensure the industry affected remains competitive, TechniData has expanded its content solution TechniData CLEO for SAP EH&S and will offer the necessary content when this directive comes into effect. As a complete package, ...


  • 3E Company executes solutions strategy for GHS support

    3E Company®, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, has reported on the fulfillment of its GHS solutions strategy. As the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is adopted in countries and regions around the globe, 3E Company has expanded its broad suite of innovative products and ...


    By 3E Company

  • GHS in North America, learn more today

    It is a matter of when – not if - GHS regulations will be coming to North America.  Many nations have already adopted the new global system and are in the process of transitioning their hazard communication items such as labels and (M)SDSs. ICC The Compliance Center is always looking for ways to educate and help customers with transitions such as GHS.  With millions of chemicals ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Quantum helps 200+ businesses become GHS Compliant

    It is often said, “Change is the only constant.” 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Quantum Compliance, and while many changes have occurred over the years another constant remains intact: Quantum’s commitment to their clients. June 1st 2015 was the deadline for all MSDSs to be converted into the GHS compliant SDSs. Recognizing that many companies would ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • Quantum helps 200+ businesses become GHS Compliant

    It is often said, “Change is the only constant.” 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Quantum Compliance, and while many changes have occurred over the years another constant remains intact: Quantum’s commitment to their clients. June 1st 2015 was the deadline for all MSDSs to be converted into the GHS compliant SDSs. Recognizing that many companies would ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • 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

  • A Global Survey on GHS Labels for Small Containers 2015

    It is difficult to label small containers given the fact that there is a lot of info that needs to be included on a GHS label and the outer surface area of the containers is always limited. Luckily, many countries allow some GHS label elements (i.e. hazard statements or precautionary statements) to be omitted from a label ...


    By ChemSafetyPRO.COM

  • 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

  • Canada Publishes UPDATED WHMIS to conform with GHS

    The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Canada’s national hazard communication standard, is changing to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) – an internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication.  On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published the ...


    By MSDS Writer, L.L.C

  • MSDSonline Offers GHS Guarantee – Risk-Free MSDS Authoring for GHS Adoption by OSHA

    MSDSonline, the leading provider of on-demand MSDS management and authoring services, is making it easier for chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors to transition to the Globally Harmonized System in the United States by offering its GHS Guarantee for MSDSs authored into the US GHS format. Changes to the Hazard Communication Standard ...

  • Quantum FacTS Software Supports GHS Features for U.S. Customers

    Quantum Compliance Systems will release an update to their FacTS™ EHS environmental management software in September 2011 to support anticipated OSHA rules for customers tracking inbound SDS. OSHA is expected to finalize the new hazardous communication rules the fall of 2011 to incorporate the United Nation’s Global Harmonization System (GHS) standard ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • 3E Company extends MSDgen SDS authoring system with multiple GHS enhancements

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, on Thursday, January 23 announced the immediate availability of MSDgen 6.53, the latest version of its safety data sheet (SDS) authoring system. The new release includes numerous enhancements aimed at streamlining global hazard communication initiatives, including ...


    By 3E Company

  • IHS announces online OSHA GHS Employee Training Course

    IHS, (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today introduced the IHS HazCom 2012 GHS Employee Training, a comprehensive online course that will enable companies and their employees to comply with the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) of 2012. HazCom, administered by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), requires employers to train ...


    By IHS

  • New regulations for 2011

    A number of new domestic (both State and Federal) and international regulations are in effect in 2011. The new Emergency Response Guide Book, released in 2008, is now available with Chemical Safety’s Environmental Management Systems (EMS) software, as are new Building Code rules and regulations, international labeling requirements under the Global Harmonized System for labeling and ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • How the CDM Regulations will change

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced major changes to the Construction (design & management) (CDM) Regulations. Subject to Parliamentary approval, this updated set of regulations will replace the current CDM 2007 regulations on 6 April 2015. The key changes Principal designer – the CDM 2015 regulation replaces the (CDM 2007) ...

  • 3E Company updates MSDgen SDS authoring system to support conformance with Canada’s GHS initiative

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the immediate availability of MSDgen ® 6.56, the latest version of its Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring system. The new release includes numerous enhancements aimed at simplifying global hazard communication initiatives, including expanded ...


    By 3E Company

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