From: Weeks, Robert W <rweeks**At_Symbol_Here**LANL.GOV>
To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Sent: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 12:24 pm
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] GHS and cleaning chemicals
Section 3 of the SDS requires composition information per paragraph (d)of
1900.1200 and (d)(5)(ii) addresses "a mixture...as a whole". That still does
leave a lack of information concerning any synergistic effects.
From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of
Ralph B. Stuart
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2013 9:00 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] GHS and cleaning chemicals
A friend with lab safety experience who now works for as a custodial trainer
passed along this question that I thought people on DCHAS-L might have some
I notice on the new GHS compliant safety data sheets from the manufacturer of
the cleaning chemicals used here that they have taken the opportunity to remove
the names of all chemicals in the product that are supposedly nonhazardous.
Unfortunately that removes a lot of information for knowing how hazardous the
product REALLY is. Has anyone mentioned this as a limitation of GHS or is this
company unique in removing that information?
I wonder if anyone on the list has noticed this as well?
Thanks for any information on this.
Ralph Stuart CIH
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Department of Environmental Health and Safety Cornell University
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