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OSHA, EPA Mull Changes to GHS

The backstory The Global Harmonization System (GHS) was implemented in the United States through the introduction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communication Standard 2012 (OSHA HCS 2012), which entered into force in 2015. Since then, it has become clear that this so-called “harmonization” scheme isn’t so harmonized…
Anna Kasson
GHSSDS Authoring

Supplemental Labeling: Does GHS Leave Room?

The industry had been bracing itself for the swift arrival of June 1st. As of that date, the Globally Harmonized System came into force under the jurisdiction of the U. S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration 2012 Hazard Communication Standard (OSHA HazCom 2012). These new waters open up many questions…
Alex Milan
GHSSDS Translation

GHS in Asia: China, Korea, and Japan

GHS, the Globally Harmonized Standard, is the new global standard to be used for the classification of chemicals in most industrialized countries. Countries in Asia have adopted GHS at various levels and speed and it can be challenging to keep requirements straight across these regions. A full understanding of both…
Alex Milan