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GHS Effective Dates

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GHS pictogram corrosion
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December 1, 2013

Employers must train employees on the new label elements and safety data sheet (SDS) format

June 1, 2015

Chemical manufacteres, importers, distributors and employers must comply with all modified provisions of this rule, except:



December 1, 2015

The distributor shall not ship containers labeled by the chimical manufacturer or importer unless it is a GHS label

June 1, 2016

Update alternative workplace labeling and hazard communication program as necessary, and provide additional employee training for newly identified physical or health hazards

During the transition period until effective dates noted above; chemical manufacteres, importers, distributors and employers may comply with either 29 CFR 1910.1200 (the final standard), or the current standard, or both.

What is GHS?