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GHS Chemical Labeling

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

                                                           (GHS)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is an internationally agreed-upon system that uses consistent criteria designed to standardize and replace the various classifications and labeling standards used worldwide.

 

GHS compliance includes directions for application of the hazard communication elements on the label.

For example, it specifies for each hazard, and for each class within the hazard, what signal word, pictogram and hazard statement should be used and how these elements should be arranged on the label.

We at M&M Technologies assist, support and deliver the powerful software tools for designing the label as GHS Chemical Labeling Solution.

Labeling according to GHS –

Information required on a GHS label: 

  • Pictograms -

          

Graphical composition that includes a symbol and other graphic 

elements such as a border, background pattern or colour that is

Intended to convey specific information.


  • Signal words -  

 

Word used to indicate the relative level of severity of hazard and alert thereader to a potential hazard on the label –

Danger - for more severe hazard categories

Warning - for less severe hazard categories

 

Hazard statements

 

Phrase assigned to a hazard class and category that describes the

nature of the hazards of hazardous product, including, where 

appropriate, the degree of hazard. Hazard

 

Precautionary statements and Pictograms

Phrases (and/or pictograms) that describe recommended measures that should be taken to minimise or prevent adverse effects resulting from exposure to a hazardous product, or improper storage or handling of a hazardous product.

(Precautionary statements and a code uniquely identifying each one “Pxxx”)

  • Product identifier –

Represent Chemical identity of the substance

  • Supplier information –

Name, address and telephone number of the manufacturer or supplier of the substance/mixture

 

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Sample label design