GHS (Rev.6) (2015)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Sixth revised edition


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Corrigenda to the sixth revised edition

PDF  Corrigendum 1 (Note: This corrigendum does not apply to the Spanish version)

Sixth revised edition

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Foreword and table of contents

Part 1:

Part 2:
Physical hazards  

Part 3:
Health hazards  

Part 4:
Environmental hazards 


Annex 1:
Classification and labelling summary tables 

Annex 2:

Annex 3:
Codification of hazard statements, codification and use of  precautionary statements, codification of hazard pictograms  and examples of precautionary pictograms

Annex 4:
Guidance on the preparation of Safety Data Sheets  

Annex 5:
Consumer product labelling based on the likelihood of injury  

Annex 6:
Comprehensibility testing methodology  

Annex 7:
Examples of arrangements of the GHS label elements  

Annex 8:
An example of classification in the Globally Harmonized Systems  

Annex 9:
Guidance on hazards to the aquatic environment  

Annex 10:
Guidance on transformation/dissolution of metals and metal compounds