Secondary Container Label Requirements The product identifier and words pictures symbols or a combination that provide at least general information about the hazards of the chemicals. This type of label includes visual symbols of any health hazards as well as whether the chemical is flammable or reactive or may pose a special risk should a fire occur.
The chemical manufacturer must ensure that primary label is marked with the following information.
What is included on a hazardous chemical container label. The Hazard Communication Standard HCS describes chemical labels as information provided through a group of written printed or graphic appropriate elements concerning a hazardous chemical. Product identifier The name or number used for a hazardous chemical on a label or in the safety data sheet SDS. The using employer has the responsibility to ensure that each container of hazardous chemical in the workplace is labeled tagged or marked with the following information.
Summary of OSHA standards and labeling requirements for Hazardous Chemical Containers Laboratory Areas Use Non-Laboratory Areas Use machine shop paint shop etc Required Label Information 1 Manufacturers Secondary container 2 container 3 Manufacturers container Secondary container Chemical Identity 4 Required 5 Required Required Hazard Warning Recommended 6 Recommended Required. Generally things that must be labeled include. For instance all shipped hazardous chemical containers must be labeled with a signal word pictogram hazard statement and a precautionary statement for each hazard.
Tobacco products wood products. Toxic Substance Control Act chemicals. A workplace label is required when.
For hazardous products being transported outer containers have required label elements product identifier and hazard symbols All labeling on outermost containers required for transport should be done in addition to the GHS workplace labels. Containers that hold a carcinogen or potential carcinogen 01 concentration must be labeled with a cancer hazard label. The hazard information is available on the label of the original chemical on the MSDS or chemical catalog.
Dietrichs office is labeling all hazardous chemical containers. The following information shall be included on all labels. Food Drug.
Ii Appropriate hazard warnings. Dietrichs letter indicates that Dr. Container means anything in or by which a hazardous chemical is or has been wholly or partly covered enclosed or packed including anything necessary for the container to perform its function as a container.
The complete chemical name no abbreviations. The name Australian address and business telephone number of the manufacturer or importer. Under the HazCom GHS container label requirements chemical manufacturers importers and distributors are required to ensure that every container of hazardous chemicals is labeled tagged or marked with six information elements.
These labels however must contain required information and other elements and they must be easily understood. Diamond hazard labels offer a visual representation of the chemical or other hazardous waste that is inside the container. Hazardous chemical means any substance mixture or article that satisfies the criteria for a.
If the hazardous product is always used in the container with the supplier label no other label is required. Storage bottles created for the distribution of. A hazardous chemical is correctly labelled if it is packed in a container that has a label written in English that includes.
GHS guidelines also provide additional pictograms for hazard transport. These should be that placed on the immediate container of a hazardous chemical. Chemical Container Labeling.
A hazardous product is produced made at the workplace and used in that workplace a hazardous product is decanted eg transferred or poured into another container. Signal word A word used to indicate the relative level of severity of hazard and alert the user to a potential hazard. Employers must make sure that each container of hazardous chemicals in the workplace is labeled tagged or marked with either of the following.
Product identifier and words pictures symbols or combination thereof which provide at least general information regarding the hazards of the chemicals and which in conjunction with the other information immediately available to employees under the hazard communication program will provide employees with the specific information regarding the physical and health hazards of the hazardous. Chemicals regulated under the Department of Agriculture. I Identity of the hazardous chemicals.
Labels must be in English but other languages may be included. All the information specified for the labels on.