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

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.

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GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #8 (C)

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

Eighth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
28 Sep 2020
(Chinese language)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...
GLOB HARMON SYST CLASS CHEMIC#5(C)

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

Fifth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
3 Feb 2016
Transport of dangerous goods needs to be regulated in order to prevent, as far as possible, accidents to persons or property and damage to the environment, the means of transport employed or to other goods. In order to ensure consistency between all these regulatory systems, the United Nations ha...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (C)

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

Third Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
18 Aug 2010
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 #2 (C)

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

Second Revised Edition, 2007

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
2 Feb 2009
GHS Rev.2 (2007): includes, inter alia, new and revised provisions concerning the classification and labelling of explosives; respiratory and skin sensitizers; toxic by inhalation gases and gas mixtures; additional guidance on the interpretation of the building block approach and on the evaluatio...