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Document ID (ISN)75652
CIS number 00-1230
ISSN - Serial title Diario Oficial de la Federación
Year 2000
Convention or series no. NOM-018-STPS-2000
Title Official Standard on the system for the identification of dangerous chemical substances in workplaces and on hazard communication in connection with these substances [Mexico]
Original title Norma Oficial Mexicana: Sistema para la identificación y comunicación de peligros y riesgos por sustancias químicas peligrosas en los centros de trabajo [México] [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 27 Oct. 2000, Vol.DLXV, No.20, p.24-58. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This standard is a revision of the one issued on the same topic as NOM-114-STPS-1994. Contents: objectives; scope of application; definitions and symbols; obligations of employers and workers; identification system; training and communications about chemicals; responsible organizations for verification. In annex: identification and and labelling systems (incl. safety colours); training requirements; contents of material safety data sheets; standards for safety signs (rectangular and rhomboid); classification by type and risk category of approx. 1000 substances.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Mexico; information of personnel; hazard identification; chemical safety
Descriptors (secondary) labelling; standard; classification; list of chemical substances
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals
OSH training