GB 13690-2009: General rules for classification and hazard communication of chemicals

General Rules for Classification and Hazard Communication of Chemicals
Issued Date: June 21 2009 Implementation Date: May 1 2010

Issued by
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China and Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of China

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1. Scope
The Standard specifies the classification and hazard communication of chemicals in consistence with the GHS.

The Standard applies to the classification and hazard communication of chemicals. Besides, the Standard governs the labels of chemical workplaces and of chemical consumer goods.

2. Normative References

The provisions of the following documents become provisions of this Standard after being referenced. For dated reference documents, all later amendments (excluding corrigenda) and versions do not apply to this Standard; however, the parties to the agreement are encouraged to study whether the latest versions of these documents are applicable.

The full standard GB 13690-2009 can be downloaded here.

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