The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has for years, been one of the greatest ways of letting users know about the chemical hazards of products. One of the main requirements for WHMIS labels is identification of precautions that should be taken when using the products. In addition, a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) providing detailed information on the hazardous properties of products should be available. Recently, WHMIS classification and labeling has undergone some notable changes and as a manufacturer, importer or user, you are better placed if you take a look at some of them.


Much of the WHMIS modification has been driven by the need for incorporation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of ICC Compliance Center website has more information available.


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