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The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)

(Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances, 29 CFR 1910.1200)

This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.
1910.1200 SectionsSummary of Section
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  1. Purpose
  2. Scope and Application
  3. Definitions
  4. Hazard Determination
  5. Written Hazard Communication Program
  6. Labels And Other Forms of Warning
  7. Material Safety Data Sheets
  8. Employee Information and Training
  9. Trade Secrets
  10. Effective Dates
See Also:
  • Appendix A - Health Hazard Definitions (Mandatory)
  • Appendix B - Hazard determination (Mandatory)
  • Appendix C - Information sources (Advisory)
  • Appendix D - Definition of "Trade Secret" (Mandatory)
  • Appendix E - Guidelines for Employer Compliance (Advisory)
  • CPL 2-2.38D - Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard et al. and appendices therein.
(a) "Purpose."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(b) "Scope and application."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(c) "Definitions."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(d) "Hazard Determination."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(e) "Written hazard communication program."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(f) "Labels and other forms of warning."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(g) "Material safety data sheets."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(h) "Employee information and training."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard:

(i) "Trade secrets."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

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For further information see:
CPL 2-2.38D, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard: Appendix D to the Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200,
"Definition of "Trade Secret" (Mandatory)"

(j) "Effective dates."
This version of the OSHA HazCom Standard is no longer valid. It is presented here solely for historical purposes and has been replaced by a new version effective May 25, 2012.

[59 FR 17479, April 13, 1994; 59 FR 65947, Dec. 22, 1994; 61 FR 5507, Feb. 13, 1996]

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