Preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals code of practice 2021 - Queensland


This code of practice applies to your business if you are involved in the import or manufacture of hazardous chemicals. It provides guidelines for the preparation of safety data sheets, documents which provide information on the properties of hazardous chemicals, the ways in which they affect health and safety in the workplace, and the ways in which their health and safety risks may be managed.

A hazardous chemical is any substance, mixture or article that satisfies the criteria for a hazard class in the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

You will either need to comply with this code of practice or an alternative method that sets an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

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Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Office of Industrial Relations

Mailing address: GPO BOX 69
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 362 128
Website: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (Opens in new window)