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February 9, 2022Regulatory Research Group

During the third week of January 2022 the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) finally officially published its standard on the implementation of the Global Harmonized System (GHS) in the region through the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO). 3E Review After years in development, the GSO published the standard GSO 2654:2021 Global Harmonized...

April 20, 2021Robert Guitteau

On 9 April 2021 the Official Journal of Colombia published Resolution 0773 by Which Actions to be Developed by Employers for the Application of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Products in the Workplace are Regulated and Other Provisions on Chemical Safety are Issued ...

March 17, 2021Chanyanis Utiskul

Safe Work Australia (SWA) issued a statement that provides information about the addition or update of 1,219 hazardous chemicals through the Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS) on 6 March 2021. The database provides reference information on chemicals classified in accordance with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of...

February 16, 2021Robert Guitteau

On 9 February 2021 the Ministry of Health of Chile published Decree 57 of 2019, Regulation on Classification, Labeling, and Notification of Hazardous Chemicals and Mixtures . This regulation applies to manufacturers and importers of dangerous chemical substances and mixtures. Verisk 3E Review In publishing Decree 57, Regulation on Classification,...

February 2, 2021Chanyanis Utiskul

On 29 January 2021 Safe Work Australia (SWA) released a webinar presentation about Australia’s two-year transition from the third to the seventh revision of the United Nation's Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) that began 1 January 2021. Verisk 3E Review The 15-minute presentation captures a...

January 13, 2021Soraya Vargas

On 19 December 2020 Health Canada proposed amendments to the Hazardous Products Regulations in order to align them with the seventh revised edition of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). Verisk 3E Background The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) under the Hazardous...
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August 6, 2019Robert Guitteau Jr.

Ecuador has issued a far-reaching new environmental regulation that establishes a new institutional framework for environmental protection. Published on 12 June 2019, Executive Decree No. 752, Regulation to the Organic Code of the Environment also lays down rules for the integral management of chemical products. Verisk 3E Analysis The regulation...

August 6, 2018Emilia Vassileva

The report of the 35th session the United Nations Secretariat's Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) was published on 26 July 2018. Some of the topics, including aerosols and hazard communication, will become the core of the upcoming 8th Rev. Edition...

November 27, 2017Cristina Caro Tovar

Chile has published a proposed regulation to implement the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The notice-and-comment period ends 5 January 2018. 3E Review On 7 November 2017, the Ministry of Health of Chile published the draft of the regulation implementing GHS. The draft...

October 21, 2015James Lee

On 9 October 2015, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare published and enacted a new Mexican Official Standard, NOM-018-STPS-2015, Harmonized System for the Identification and Communication of Hazards and Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace.







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