Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

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GHS official text and corrigenda: Second revised edition

pdf file Corrigendum 1 (73kB) 
pdf fileForeword and table of contents (121kB) 


pdf filePart 1 Introduction (615kB) 
pdf filePart 2 Physical Hazards (466kB) 
pdf filePart 3 Health Hazards (763kB) 
pdf filePart 4 Environmental Hazards (265kB)

Annexes 
pdf fileAnnex 1 Allocation of label elements (403kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 2 Classification and labelling summary tables (624kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 3 Codification of hazard statements, codification and use of precautionary statements and examples of precautionary pictograms (522kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 4 Guidance on the preparation of Safety Data Sheets (162kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 5 Consumer product labelling based on the likelihood of injury (115kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 6 Comprehensibility testing methodology (155kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 7 Examples of arrangements of the GHS label elements (164kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 8 An example of classification in the Globally Harmonized Systems (130kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 9 Guidance on hazards to the aquatic environment (509kB) 
pdf fileAnnex 10 Guidance on transformation/dissolution of metals and metal compounds (191kB)
 
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pdf file Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, and amending Directive 67/548/EEC and Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006  416kB

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The proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, and amending Directive 67/548/EEC and Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 – legislative text as adopted on 27 June 2007 by the European Commission (COM(2007) 355 final) is available below in English.

Volume 1     
Explanatory Memorandum and Enacting terms |Download Volume 1 Explanatory Memorandum and Enacting terms 245kB 245kBDownload Volume 1 Explanatory Memorandum and Enacting terms word doc 385kB 385kB

Volume 11 | Download Volume 11 Annex 1 Classification and Labelling Criteria of hazardous substances and mixtures 793kB 793kB Volume 11 Annex 1 Classification and Labelling criteria of hazardous substances and mixtures 1.39MB 1.39MB
Annex I – Classification and Labelling Criteria of hazardous substances and mixtures

Volume 111  | Download Volume 111 Annnex II to Annex VII 1.58MB 1.58MB  | Download Volume 111 Annex II to Annex VII 8.10MB 8.10MB 
» Annex II – Special rules for labelling and packaging 
» Annex III – List of hazard statements 
» Annex IV – List of precautionary statements 
» Annex V – Pictograms 
» Annex VI – Harmonised list of hazardous substances 
» Annex VII – Conversion table for reclassification
 
Volume 111a   |Download Volume 111a Entries of Annex 1 to Council Directive 67/548/EEC including the adaptations to the GHS criteria 1.92MB 1.92MB | Download Volume 111a Enteries of Annex 1 to Council Directive 67/548/EEC, including the adaptations to the GHS criteria 8.18MB 8.18MB
Entries of Annex I to Council Directive 67/548/EEC, including the adaptations to the GHS criteria

Volume 111b  |  Download volume 111b Entries to Annex 1 to Council Directive 67/548/EEC 2.25MB 2.25MB |Download Volume 111b Entries of Annex 1 to Council Directive 67/548/EEC 7.61MB 7.61MB
Entries of Annex I to Council Directive 67/548/EEC

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