Russia to Implement New GHS Standards in 2023


On July 19, 2022, the Coordinating Informational Center of CIS Member States on Approximation of Regulatory Practices (CIS Center) released three new standards as Russian national standards, establishing requirements for hazard classification, safety data sheet (SDS) and labelling in accordance with the 7th revised edition of UN GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Hazard Classification and Labeling of Chemicals). The new standards are scheduled to take effect from January 1, 2023.

The three new GHS standards have been adopted through Russian Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) orders as follows:

GOST 32419-2022 Classification of Chemical Hazards. General Requirements.

GOST 30333-2022 Chemical Production Safety Data Sheet. General Requirements.

GOST 31340-2022 Warning Labels of Chemical Products. General Requirements.

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Chemlinked, 11-10-22