|Document ID (ISN)||77860|
|Convention or series no.
Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social
||Official Mexican Standard - System for the identification and communication of hazards and risks caused by dangerous chemical substances in workplaces [Mexico]
||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]|
||Internet copies, 2000. 11+9+5+18p. Illus. 6 ref.
||http://www.stps.gob.mx/04_sub_prevision/03_dgsht/normatividad/normas/nom_018.htm [in Spanish]
http://www.stps.gob.mx/312/nom18/nom18a.html [in Spanish]
http://www.stps.gob.mx/312/nom18c.html [in Spanish]
http://www.stps.gob.mx/312/nom18b.html [in Spanish]
||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).
||dangerous substances; hazard identification; chemical hazards; Mexico
||responsibilities of employers; list of chemical substances; responsibilities of employees; standard; warning notices
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Mexico|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Classification and labelling of chemicals