GB/T 16483-2008: Safety Data Sheet for Chemical Products Content and Order of Sections

Safety Data Sheet for Chemical Products Content and Order of Sections
Issued Date: 18 June 2008 Implementation Date: 1 Feb 2009

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
This standard sets the structure, content and generic forms of the Safety Data Sheet for Chemical Products (SDS).This standard applies to the preparation of the Safety Data Sheet for Chemical Products. This standard does not provide fixed format or sample for SDS.

2 Terminology and definitions
The following terminology and definition apply to this standard.
2.1Chemical product
It refers to substance or mixture.

It refers to the chemical elements and their compounds in the natural status or obtained through any manufacturing process, including any necessary additives to keep its stability and any impurities as a result of processing, but excluding any separable solvent that will not affect the stability of the substance or change its composition.

2.3 Exposure control
The whole set protective measures to protect the personnel exposed to the chemical products.

Please note that the other important standard is GB/T 17519-2013 Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheet for chemical products was issued in Sept 2013 and comes into foce on 31st Jan 2014. The standard gives more detailed guidance than GB/T 16483.

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