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GHS Compliance (GHS)

Last updated: July 29, 2018

What Does GHS Compliance (GHS) Mean?

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an agreed upon system of standardizing the chemical classification. Abiding by the laws of this system is the compliance to Globally Harmonized System.

Safeopedia Explains GHS Compliance (GHS)

Globally Harmonized System is used for the classification of chemicals throughout the world. It was introduced by the United Nations. The main purpose of this system to classify the chemicals with a system that can be used across the world.

The law which deals with the Globally Harmonized System uses a material safety data sheets that is displayed on the containers to show the name and properties of chemicals and all the other necessary details. Abiding by this law of classification is Globally Harmonized System compliance.


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