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. Only professionals can carry out the process since they have the know-how on various chemical formulation.
GHS SDS are supposed to be prepared if there is any formulation or chemical that is dangerous in reference to the various classes. If a chemical is in the cut-off value for hazardous class, GHS safety data sheets need to be prepared by manufacturers, dealers, importers, and exporters. For example, it is a requirement that chemicals which are in the class of acute toxicity of 1% concentration or more are supposed to have an appropriate 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.A professional will be needed if the formulation is formed by various chemicals because the work becomes difficult.If only one chemical is used, it becomes simple to make a decision.
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. Disclosure of chemical formulation ingredients to many manufactures is usually a cautious process. 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. Use of improper language can lead to negative results and therefore the professional handling the data sheets should be aware of such effects and protect themselves from them. Thus, they are supposed to make their content accurate and clear regardless of the type of language various countries use as well as their geographical location. 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.That is why is important to hire professionals for the task.
Sometimes, chemical reclassification may be required and SDS preparation from the ground up.In such cases, professionals are requiring to do the task in a sure and safe way for full compliance to be ensured.