It May seem easy to comply with GHS regulations but it is not. The reason is because the tasks involved in complying and implementing the requirements are complex especially for the uninitiated.The process can only be carried out t by experts with the knowledge of various chemical compositions.
In case there is any formulation or chemical that is deemed hazardous as per the different classes, GHS SDS need to be prepared.GHS Safety Data Sheets should be prepared by manufacturers, dealers, importer, and exporters if the chemical is in the cut off value for different hazardous classes. For example chemicals which are in the category of acute toxicity 1% concentration limit or beyond are required to have the right GHS SDS. A cut off of less than 0.1% is provided for chemicals that are carcinogenic for their effect on the reproductive organs. Though the various sections still need to comply with that are in relation to identification, composition, accidental release, handling, first aid measures, exposure, control and much more, but there is a standard format. Since the job becomes difficult when different chemicals have been used, an expert can be of great help to assist in identifying them. It is normally simple if only one chemical has been used.
The minimum information that should be included in the safety data sheets are such as the use of the chemical, GHS product identifier, classification hazards along with the restrictions.When it comes to chemical formulation ingredient disclosure, many manufacturers become cautious. Disclosure of chemical composition is a prerequisite and need to be done in the right way to make ensure confidentiality and still ensure that proper information is disclosed making it an important process that requires the help of an expert.
It is important to be aware that datasheets should be prepared in an easy language and there should be no ambiguity in the content. The experts need to know the pitfalls for the use of language and how they should avoid these pitfalls.They should, therefore, know how their content can be clear and accurate no matter the language used in the different countries and also the geographic location of the country. In case the main language of the country is not English, a document should be prepared to translate the English language into the local language in the country. Hiring skilled people is essential for that reason.
SDS preparation and reclassification of chemicals may be required at times. For such cases, full compliance can only be assured by professionals since they will be able to work in a safe as well as sure way.