Perspektive Nachhaltigkeit - das global harmonisierte System zur Einstufung und Kennzeichnung von Chemikalien (GHS)
It is a corner stone for regulations in the areas of environmental and health protec-tion, occupational safety, consumer protection, industrial plant safety und transport of dangerous goods. The United Nations' Globally Harmonized System The classification and labelling of the hazards of chemical substances does not only play a role in hazard communication. of Classification and Labelling (GHS) is aiming at the world-wide standardization of all respective rules. The introduction into European law and standards is ongoing and will be finalized step by step before 2017. Chemical substances must be labelled in Europe according to the GHS-pictograms from December 2010 on.