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Document ID (ISN)77860
CIS number 01-1590
Year 2000
Convention or series no. NOM-018-STPS-2000
Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social
Title Official Mexican Standard - System for the identification and communication of hazards and risks caused by dangerous chemical substances in workplaces [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 Internet copies, 2000. 11+9+5+18p. Illus. 6 ref.
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Abstract Contents of this standard: scope (all workplaces in Mexico where dangerous chemicals are handled, transported or stored; however, finished products ready for sale and vehicular transportation outside workplaces are excluded, as are chemicals with health, flammability or reactivity codes of 0); definitions and symbols; responsibilities of employers and workers; identification systems; training and communication systems; verification systems. In annex:rules concerning the identification and the labelling of dangerous chemicals; contents of training and hazard communications; contents of material safety data sheets (MSDSs); guide to filling out MSDSs; labelling requirements; hazard codes with definitions; identification codes for personal protective equipment; list of 931 dangerous chemicals (with corresponding CAS numbers, and NFPA and HMIS codes).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; hazard identification; chemical hazards; Mexico
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; list of chemical substances; responsibilities of employees; standard; warning notices
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