|Document ID (ISN)||101646|
||92-1-116840-6 (En); 92-1-216463-3 (fr)
|Convention or series no.
||Globally harmonized system of classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS)
||Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) [in French]|
||United Nations, Sales Section, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 2003. 443p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price : USD 80.00.
||http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/publi/ghs/officialtext_f.html [in French]
http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/publi/ghs/ghs_text-pdf/TOCe.pdf [in English]
||This document describes the globally harmonized system of classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS). Following an introduction defining the purpose, scope and application, the classification criteria and the hazard communication elements (labelling and safety data sheets) as well as a glossary of the terms and abbreviation used, the harmonized classification criteria and hazard communication elements are given for 16 physical hazards and 10 health and environmental hazards. In addition, guidance is included in the document to assist countries and organizations in the development of tools for implementation of the GHS.
||UN; labelling; classification; hazard identification; chemical products
||mutagens; antifertility effects; corrosive substances; irritants; carcinogens; spontaneous combustion; sensitization; explosive substances; flammable substances; pyrophoric substances; ecotoxicology; glossary; teratogens
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||UN|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Classification and labelling of chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures