Recommended Sources

Annex VI to the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP)

Annex VI is a European database of approximately 1300 chemicals that is part of the Classification and Labeling and Packaging of chemical substances and mixtures. This database can be found on the website of the European Chemical Agency. Information on chemicals and mixtures, including GHS hazard statements, codes, and categories can be found in Annex VI.

GESTIS Substance Database

GESTIS is a hazardous chemical database of the German Social Accident Insurance that contains approximately 8000 chemicals. This website can be found at: Information in GESTIS includes toxicological data, physical and chemical properties, regulations, and hazard statements, codes, and categories. The GESTIS substance database has been linked with the e-Tool and users can auto-fill data for chemicals found in the GESTIS database.

Safety Data Sheets

Safety data sheets (SDSs) are the primary channel through which manufacturers communicate chemical safety and health information to workers and emergency response personnel who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. The OSHA hazard communication standard is now aligned with the GHS, meaning that manufacturers must provide a harmonized hazard statement for each hazard class and category [OSHA 2012]. As of June 1, 2015, OSHA-compliant SDSs will contain GHS hazard statements, codes, and categories that can be used for Tier 1 analysis.

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Page last updated: September 21, 2021
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health  Division of Science Integration