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Subject: [DCHAS-L] NSTA Safety Blog: Safety Labels for Hazardous Chemicals
Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:32:31 -0400
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Safety Labels for Hazardous Chemicals

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and NSTA's Safety Issue Paper 'OSHA Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals' require labels on containers, such as flasks or beakers, in the lab.

In 2012, OSHA revised its hazardous chemical labeling requirements in the Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200 (HCS). The updated HCS requires information and graphical representations about chemical hazards to be posted on labels. The labels must also provide user direction on how to properly handle the chemical, as well as a:

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