Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - South Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or import hazardous chemicals.

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was developed to provide a standard way to identify the physical hazards, health hazards and environmental hazards of chemical products, so that they can be safely used, handled and stored.

To be compliant with the GHS, you must ensure that hazardous chemicals have been labelled in accordance with this standard as soon practicable after they have been manufactured or imported.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chemical Hazards and Explosive Materials (CHEM) Team

SafeWork SA

Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Email: chem.safework@sa.gov.au
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)