More chemicals added to database to ensure worker safety

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. 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. You can find details on the new and amended chemicals by using the advanced search feature to show ‘chemicals revised this week’. 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. If you have any questions about this update please contact our Chemicals Policy team. For more information about working with chemicals see the Safe Work Australia website.

Safe Work Australia, 9 May 2018 ;

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