The Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification (GHS) uses a common and consistent approach to labeling and classifying chemical hazards to better unify chemical standards and classifications across the world for increased safety in international commerce.
GHS harmonization regulations include:
Upon implementation, OSHA’s Hazard Communication System will adopt the label provision of the GHS for harmonized pictograms, hazard statements, and signal words, meaning employers will have to update their current RTK labels. It will also change the way they identify the chemical, supplier and precautionary information. The information on a GHS label includes:
OSHA plans to finalize and implement GHS in the United States sometime after 2012. Fully compliant GHS labels will be available for all DuraLabel printers prior to the establishment of GHS in the U.S.
The DuraLabel PRO 300 offers total GHS compliance with sparkling 300 dpi printing resolution and a high speed processor that saves you time. The DuraLabel PRO 300 can print both NFPA Diamond and Color Bar RTK labels in sizes up to 4” x 6”.