TITLE

OSHA Likely to Publish Final Rule for Adoption of New GHS by August

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CoatingsTech;Feb2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to publish the final rule for the adoption of the Globally Harmonized Standards for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) by August 2011. It discusses how the GHS is adopted globally, which in turn brought about the decision of OSHA to modify the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The benefits of producers from domestic harmonization, particularly in international trade, are explored.
ACCESSION #
64433251

 

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