Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 202 Safety & Regulatory

202 Safety & Regulatory GHS Label Guide This guide shows a compliant HazCom label with each of the six label elements that make-up a GHS label. 4. Hazard Statements: Phrases that describe the nature of hazardous products and associated risks if precautionary actions not taken. 3. Product Name or Identifiers* 6. Manufacturer Information: Company name, address & telephone number. 5. Precautionary Statements: Phrases associated with each hazard statement, that describe general preventative, response, storage or disposal precautions. * Additional Product Identifiers 1. Signal Word: Indicates relative severity of hazard. "Danger" is used for most severe instances, while "Warning" is less severe. 2. Symbols (Hazard Pictograms): Convey health, physical and environmental hazard information with red diamond pictograms. May use a combination of one to five symbols. 16 Elements of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) OSHA's updated Hazard Communication Standard requires that the chemical manufacturer, distributor or importer provide Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for each hazardous chemical to communicate information on these hazards. Each SDS is required to be presented in a consistent format, including the following sections: Section 1: Identification Chemical and recommended uses, and supplier contact information. Section 2: Hazard(s) Identification Hazards of chemical and the appropriate warning information. Section 3: Composition/Information of Ingredients Ingredients contained in the products. Section 4: First-Aid Measures Initial care that should be given by an untrained responder to an individual exposed to a chemical. Section 5: Fire-Fighting Measure s Recommendations for fighting a fire caused by the chemical. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Appropriate response to spills, leaks or releases, including containment and cleanup practices. Section 7: Handling and Storage Safe handling practices and conditions for safe storage of chemicals. Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection Exposure limits, engineering controls and personal protective measures to minimize worker exposure. Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical and chemical properties associated with the substance or mixture. Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Reactivity hazards and stability information. Section 11: Toxicology Information Toxicological and health effects information or indicates such data is unavailable. Section 12: Ecological Information (non-mandatory) Environmental impact of the chemical(s) if it were released to the environment. Section 13: Disposal Considerations (non-mandatory) Proper disposal practices, recycling or reclamation and safe handling practices. Section 14: Transport Information (non-mandatory) Classification information for shipping and transporting. Section 15: Regulatory Information (non-mandatory) Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product that is not indicated anywhere else on the SDS. Section 16: Other Information When the SDS was prepared or when the last known revision was made. Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

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