Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS is an internationally agreed upon system, created by the United Nations. It is designed to replace the various different classification and labeling standards used in different countries by using consistent criteria for classification and labeling on a global level.


Wikipedia has an excellent page which give an overview of the Globally Harmonized System http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globally_Harmonized_System_of_Classification_and_Labelling_of_Chemicals