Safety Management

Hazard Communications SDS Revision

Hazard Communications SDS Revision

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The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has been revised to align the United States with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of chemical classification. The revision changes and specifies requirements for hazard classification of chemicals, standardizes labels for hazardous chemical containers and specifies the format and required content for the new Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).