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China GB/T 17519 - 2013 Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheet for chemical products

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    • China GB/T 17519 - 2013 Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheet for chemical products
      GB/T 17519-2013 化学品安全技术说明书编写指南

    • Language:EN
    • Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
    • Pages:60
    • Translated by: ChemLinked
    • Release date: 2014-01-01
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    GB/T 17519 - 2013 "Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheet for chemical products" is an essential Chinese national standard for SDS compilation, and a supplementary standard of GB/T 16483-2008 "Safety data sheet for chemical products – Content and order of sections". While GB/T 16483 sets the structure, content and general layouts, GB/T 17519 provides more detailed guidance in terms of the issues to consider when compiling SDSs in China.
    Although both GB/T 17519 and GB/T 16483 seem to be optional, Chinese authorities judge whether the SDS is satisfactory by referring to them, since they are the only normative documents concerning SDS compilation in China.
    1. Scope
    2. Normative references
    3. Key points of compilation (section by section)
        3.1  Identification of chemicals and companies
        3.2  Hazard Identification
        3.3  Composition/Information on ingredients
        3.4  First aid measures
        3.5  Firefighting measures
        3.6  Accidental release measures
        3.7  Handling and storage
        3.8  Exposure controls/Personal protection
        3.9  Physical and chemical properties
        3.10 Stability and reactivity
        3.11 Toxicology information
        3.12 Ecological information
        3.13 Disposal considerations
        3.14 Transport information
        3.15 Regulatory information
        3.16 Other information
    4. Formats
    5. Writing requirements
    6. Units of measurement 
    Annex A: Example of SDS
    Annex B: Preparation resources of SDS
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    Though recommended only, GB/T 17519 is without doubt the normative document concerning SDS compilation in China. Stakeholders should abide by this standard!<br />
    Sunday, 26 January 2014