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What is GHS?
The Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is an internationally
agreed-upon regulation, created by the UN that requires
manufacturers, importers, downstream users and distributors of
chemical substances and mixtures to adopt its standard by June,
GHS “workplace” labeling for all lab operations
All products that fall within the scope of this
regulation must carry the GHS label at the point where they are
supplied in the hospital. Laboratories will be affected by this
mandate whenever they use chemicals that require secondary
containers such as bottles, flasks, cans and beakers. The
objective of the label is to avoid the health and safety risks
associated with unmarked chemicals that are handled by secondary
The GHS label template
standardized, mandatory elements included in the GHS label are
2. Signal word*
3. GHS pictograms*
5. Precautionary statements*
7. Additional customer requirements
has partnered with NiceLabel to bring you a complete GHS solution
for all your laboratory operations. Our system minimizes space constraints,
increases legibility and incorporates the International Language
(Unicode) bar code.
To create a robust system
Besides designing all required label elements, you need to
• will always print the right data.
controlled access to label design templates.
• can support
different languages (Unicode) on the same label.
• can easily
maintain the label templates long term
• can align information on
labels and safety data sheets.
For additional information on a GHS compliant
labeling system or to set up a demonstration, please contact us at
800-356-6126 or at