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Questions and Answers: Hazard Communication Standard Modification to conform to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)



Uploaded by: Terry Wilkinson on 04/19/2012

Author: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Publication Date: 4/19/2012

Publication Source: www.osha.gov

Summary: This document provides questions and answers in regards to the Modification of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform with the United Nations' (UN) Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).


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