USA: GHS Hazcom and SDS, updated Regulation DataPackage available

Posted by Selerant EHS on 29/05/2020

In previous newsletters we have been able to discuss what the global harmonized system (GHS) provides in the world and understand how nations can freely implement all or some of these elements, they use the approach called building blocks.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Directive 2019/1831: new European occupational exposure limit values

Posted by Selerant on 20/12/2019

Directive 2019/1831: what’s new?

On October 24th 2019 the European Directive 2019/1831 has been published. This directive updates Annex III Directive 2004/37/CE, containing the occupational exposure limit values by adding new entries.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Consultation on the updated requirements for the compilation of SDS

Posted by Selerant EHS on 31/10/2019

Annex II to REACH: requirements for the compilation of SDS

Annex II represents one of the most significative parts of regulation 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation). It sets out the requirements that each supplier must fulfil for the compilation of a safety data sheets for a substance or a mixture in accordance with Article 31. Annex II provides important information on how to fill out every section and subsection of the SDS in compliance with REACH Regulation.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Directive 2019/983: new European occupational exposure limit values

Posted by Selerant EHS on 2/08/2019

Directive 2019/983: what’s new?

On June 5th 2019 the European Directive 2019/983 has been published. This directive updates Annex III Directive 2004/37/CE, containing the occupational exposure limit values by adding new entries.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Release 7 of the Data Package is available, specific for US data

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/05/2019

In previous newsletters we had the chance to get deeper in the ways in which to implement various GHS regulations and standards. These needs change from country to country, based on how they implement the GHS standard and on what additional laws and regulations they might implement.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

A practical solution to place products on the market in compliance with Directive 2004/42/EC

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/04/2019

A VOC, acronym of Volatile Organic Compounds, is defined in directive 2004/42/EC as any organic compound with a starting boiling point lesser or equal than 250°C, measured at a standard pressure of 101,3 kPa.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Hazard Labeling, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Duties of the importer according to HazCom

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/04/2019

The OSHA interpretation

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is the USA organisation responsible of the HazCom regulation. OSHA publishes on its website a number of Standard Interpretations, a series of Q&A that give further clarification on some HazCom topics.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, GHS Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Directive 2019/130: new European occupational exposure limit values

Posted by Selerant EHS on 4/03/2019

Directive 2019/130: what’s new?

On January 31st 2019 the European Directive 2019/130 has been published. This directive updates Annex III Directive 2004/37/CE, containing the occupational exposure limit values by adding new entries. The five substances added to Directive 2019/130 are the following:

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Translate labels and SDS for different countries with the "Language package"

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/01/2019

The current regulation requires safety data sheets and labels to be prepared in the official language of the country to which the chemical product is going to be sent. In order to comply with this requirement, the language package can be activated in the Hazex suite. Once this package is active, SDS and labels can be printed in many different languages thanks to the translated statements that become available within the Selerant database.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Hazard Labeling, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

Are you looking for a way to manage storage and distribution of Safety Data Sheets and Exposure Scenarios?

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/10/2018

Safety Data Sheets are the most relevant document concerning the transmission of information on substances and mixtures, since they hold relevant information concerning physical and chemical properties, data concerning toxicity, and information on environmental hazards. All this info is relevant for a correct and safe use of the chemical product.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets, Exposure scenarios, Environmental Health & Safety, blog post

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