August 17, 2018

750 Chemicals Added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System

More than 750 chemicals have been added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System to update classification information available for manufacturers, importers, suppliers and end users.
Safe Work Australia said the update includes the addition of 755 chemicals and amendments to more than 600 currently listed chemicals.
The Hazardous Chemical Information System provides information on chemicals that have been classified in accordance with Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
The update incorporates classification information published under the inventory multi-tiered assessment and prioritisation program run by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme.
For more information email Safe Work Australia’s chemicals policy team or visit the hazardous chemicals webpage.
What is the Safety Institute of Australia?
The Safety Institute of Australia is the national association for the health and safety profession. Their vision is for safe and healthy workers in productive workplaces, and pursue this vision by working to build the skills, knowledge and capability of the health and safety profession, and being a voice for that profession.

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