Amend. to Rev.2

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
Amendments to the second revised edition (2007)

At its fourth session (12 December 2008), the Committee of Experts adopted a set of amendments to the second revised edition of the GHS, which were consolidated in document ST/SG/AC.10/36/Add.3.

The third revised edition of the GHS (GHS Rev.3), published in July 2009, takes into account all these amendments which concern, inter alia:

  • new provisions for the allocation of hazard statements;
  • new provisions for the labelling of small packagings;
  • two new sub-categories for respiratory and skin sensitization;
  • the revision of the classification criteria for long-term hazards (chronic toxicity) to the aquatic environment; and
  • a new hazard class for substances and mixtures hazardous to the ozone layer.

 

ST/SG/AC.10/36/Add.3 - Amendments to the second revised edition of the GHS

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