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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Chemicals, through the different steps from their production to their handling, transport and use, are a real danger for human health and the environment. People of any ages, from children to elderly, using many different languages and alphabets, belonging to various social conditions, including illiterates, are daily confronted to dangerous products (chemicals, pesticides, etc.) To face this danger, and given the reality of the extensive global trade in chemicals and the need to develop national programs to ensure their safe use, transport and disposal, it was recognized that an internationally-harmonized approach to classification and labelling would provide the foundation for such programs. Once countries have consistent and appropriate information on the chemicals they import or produce in their own countries, the infrastructure to control chemical exposures and protect people and the environment can be established in a comprehensive manner. The new system, which was called "Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)", addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of human health and the environment during the handling, transport and use of these chemicals. The GHS also provides a basis for harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals at national, regional and worldwide level, an important factor also for trade facilitation. While governments, regional institutions and international organizations are the primary audiences for the GHS, it also contains sufficient context and guidance for those in industry who will ultimately be implementing the requirements which have been adopted.

GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #8

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Eighth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
18 Jun 2019
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #7

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Seventh revised edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
26 Jul 2017
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #6

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Sixth revised edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jul 2015
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #4

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Fourth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jun 2011
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards and provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations used, to this end, in various sectors (transport, agriculture, work...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Third Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
15 Aug 2009
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS 2008 SET

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Set of Book with Corrigendum and CD-ROM)

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) has been developed through co-operation between the International Labour Office (ILO), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations on the basis of a mandate given in Agen...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #15 CD

Transport of Dangerous Goods Orange Book and Classification and Labelling of Chemicals Purple Book

UN Model Regulations (Rev.15); Manual of Tests and Criteria (Rev.4 and Amendments 1 and 2); Globally Harmonized System (GHS Rev.2)

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
17 Apr 2008
This CD-Rom contains the English, French and Spanish versions of the 2nd revised edition of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (15th revised edition) and Manual of Tests...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #2

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Second Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
27 Jul 2007
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #1 (SET)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Set of Book with Corrigendum and CD-ROM)

First Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
16 Dec 2005
This Set includes the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, which provides a basis for harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals at national, regional and worldwide level and a CD-Rom containing the English and French versions of the first revised edit...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #1 (CD)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (CD-ROM)

First Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
18 Nov 2005
This CD-Rom contains the English and French versions of the first revised edition of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification of Chemicals, the Fourth revised edition of the Manual of Tests and Criteria and its amendment 1, and Part 2 of the UN Model Regulations of the Transport of Danger...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #1

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

First Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
12 Aug 2005
The use of chemical products to enhance and improve life is a widespread practice worldwide. Alongside the benefits of these products, there is also the potential for adverse effects to people and the environment. As a result a number of countries or organizations have developed laws or regulatio...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS (E/F CD)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (CD-ROM)

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
19 Dec 2003
This CD-ROM contains the official texts in English and French of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and the 4th Edition of the Manual of Tests and Criteria. It also contains Part II of the Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and a d...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS 2003

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
6 Jun 2003