Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
means a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labelling of chemicals.
means a statement assigned to a hazard class and category that describes the nature of the hazard(s) of a chemical, including where appropriate, the degree of hazard.
means that the hazardous chemical will be under the control of and used only by the person who transfers it from a labeled container and only within the work shift in which it is transferred.
means a composition that may include a symbol plus other graphic elements, such as a border, background pattern, or color, that is intended to convey specific information about the hazards of a chemical. Eight pictograms are designated under this standard for application to a hazard category.
means a phrase that describes recommended measures that should be taken to minimize or prevent adverse effects resulting from exposure to a hazardous chemical or improper storage or handling.
Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
means a technical document containing information about the characteristics and actual or potential hazards of a substance, including physical data, toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, and spillhandling procedures.
means a word used to indicate the relative level of severity of hazard and alert the reader to a potential hazard on the label. The signal words "Danger" is used for the more severe hazards, while "Warning" is used for less severe hazards.