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Australia

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Draft National Code of Practise for the Labelling of Workplace Hazardous ChemicalsAustralian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC)Dec 2006 English
Guidance note for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances in the Retail Sector (NOHSC:3018(1994))Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC)May 1994 English
Guidance note for the assessment of Health Risks Arising from Haardous Substances in the Workplace ((NOHSC:3017(1994))Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC)Mar 1994 English
Storage of Chemicals-Guidance note for PLacarding Stores for Dangerous Goods and Specified Hazardous Substances (NOHSC:3009(1990))-Guidance note for Emergency Services Manifests (NOHSC:3010(1990))Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC)Jun 1990 English

Brazil

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
What is GHS? O que e o GHS, Sistema Harmonizado Globalmente para a Classificacao e Rotulagem de Produtos QuimicosBrazilian Association of Chemical Industry (ABIQUIM)/DETECJan 2005 Portuguese
Standards of Classification of hazardous ChemicalsGovernment of BrazilSep 2002 Portuguese

Canada

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The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG 2004)Government of CanadaJan 2004 English French Spanish
Dangerous Goods Safety MarksGovernment of CanadaJan 2000 English

European Union (EU)

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Dangerous substances -handle with careEuropean Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EASHW)Jan 2003 English
Hazardous substances in the workplace -minimizing the risksEuropean Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EASHW)Jan 2003 English French Spanish
Communicating Information about Dangerous Substances- FACT 35European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EASHW)Jan 2003 English French Spanish
Manual of decisions for implementation of the sixth and seventh amendments to Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substancesEuropean Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EASHW)Jan 2002 English
Manual of decisions, implementation for the sixth and seventh amendments to Directive 67/548/EEC on dangerous substancesEuropean Commission (EC)Jan 2002 English

FAO/WHO

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Manual on the development and use of FAO and WHO specifications for pesticides (revised version 2006)FAO/WHOJan 2006 English

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Guidelines on compliance and enforcement of a pesticide regulatory programmeFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jul 2006 English
Guidelines on efficacy evaluation of the registration of plant protection productsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jul 2006 English
Guidelines on monitoring and observance of the revised version of the Code of ConductFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jun 2006 English
Guidelines on monitoring and observance of the revised version of the Code of ConductFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jun 2006 English
The Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals - FAO's past and present activitiesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jun 2006 English
Manual on the submission and evaluation of pesticide residues data for the estimation of maximum residue limits in food and feedFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jan 2002 English
Guidelines on procedures for the registration, certification and testing of new pesticide application equipmentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jan 2001 English
Guidelines on good labelling practiceFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Jan 1995 English

France

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Building Block Approach: guidance on its implementationGovernment of FranceJan 2006 English French

Germany

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Chemical Management Guide: Improve Chemical Management to Gain Cost Savings, Reduce Hazards and Improve SafetyGovernment of GermanyJan 2002 English

Indonesia

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Chemical Management and Control Strategies: Experiences from the GTZ Pilot Project on Chemical Safety in Indonesia Small and Medium-sized EnterprisesGerman Corporation for Technical Cooperation (GTZ)Jun 2003 English
GHS BookletGovernment of IndonesiaDec 2006 Bahasa Indonesia
Synergies for Capacity Building Under International Agreements adressing Chemicals and Waste ManagementGovernment of IndonesiaJan 2004 English

Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Simple indicators of progressIntergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS)Jan 2001 English
Priorities for Action beyond 2000Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS)Jan 2000 English

International Labour Organization (ILO)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
ICSC Compiler's GuideInternational Labour Organization (ILO)Mar 2002 English
Priorities for Action beyond 2000International Labour Organization (ILO)Jan 1990 English

Japan

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
International Standard for Chemical Safety: Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)Government of JapanDec 2006 English
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)Jan 2006 Japanese
GHS Classification ManualNational Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)Oct 2005 English Japanese

New Zealand

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Preparation of Safety Data Sheets- Draft Approved Code of Practice Chemical Industry Council (NZCIC)Oct 2002 English
Labelling of Hazard Substances: Hazard and Precautionary informationsEnvironmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA)Jun 2006 English
Thresholds and Classifications for substances under the HSNO Act 1996Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA)Aug 2001 English
Summary User Guide to the HSNO Thresholds and Classifications of Hazardous SubstancesEnvironmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA)Jun 2001 English
Guide to Hazardous Substances and New Organisms ActHazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO)Jan 2001 English
Hazardous property classification schemeHazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO)Jan 2000 English

Nigeria

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)-LeafletGovernment of NigeriaMay 2007 English

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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Toxic gas mixturesOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)May 2006 English French
Development of a classification scheme to accommodate chronic toxicity to aquatic organisms for assigning a chronic hazard categoryOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)May 2006 English French
Carcinogenicity potency estimation methodsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Apr 2006 English French
OECD series on testing and assessment number 32 and OECD series on pesticides number 10. Guidance note for analysis and evaluation of repeat-dose toxicity studies Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Jul 2002 English
OECD series on testing and assessment number 19. Guidance document on the recognition, assessment and use of clinical signs as human endpoints for experimental animal used safety evaluationOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Dec 2000 English
OECD series on testing and assessment number 22. Guidance document on the performance of out-door monolith lysimeter studiesOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Dec 2000 English
OECD series on testing and assessment number 23. Guidance document on aquatic toxicity testing of difficult substances and mixturesOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Dec 2000 English
OECD series on testing and assessment number 11. Detailed review Paper on Aquatic Testing Methods for Pesticides and Industrial ChemicalsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Feb 1998 English
OECD series on testing and assessment number 7. Guidance report on direct phototransformation of chemical in waterOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Jan 1997 English

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)/United Nations Institute for Training And Research (UNITAR)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Report on preparation of GHS implementation by the OECD CountriesOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)/United Nations Institute for Training And Research (UNITAR)Jan 2007 English

Senegal

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Brochure d'informations relatives au Systeme General Harmonise de classification et d'etiquetage des produits chimiques dans le secteur de la consommation (SGH)Government of SenegalDec 2006 French
Brochure d'informations relatives au Systeme General Harmonise de classification et d'etiquetage des produits chimiques dans le secteur agricole (SGH)Government of SenegalDec 2006 French

Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
IMOC BrochureStrategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) SecretariatJan 2006 English
IMOC PresentationStrategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) SecretariatJan 2006 English

Thailand

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)- leafletGovernment of ThailandJun 2007 Thai
Brochure GHSGovernment of ThailandJun 2007 Thai
GHS Exhibition rollstandGovernment of ThailandJun 2007 Thai

The Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Hazard Communication ReferencesThe Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC)Jan 2005 English

UNITAR/ILO

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Strengthening the Role of Public Interest Groups and Labour Organizations in the Implementation of the GHS: A Reference Document (Draft)UNITAR/ILODec 2006 English
UNITAR/ILO Global GHS Training and Capacity Building Programme UpdateUNITAR/ILOFeb 2006 English
Training and Capacity Building Programme for Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), Programme UpdateUNITAR/ILONov 2003 English
Developing and Implementing a National Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS Action Plan: Guidance Document (Working Draft)UNITAR/ILOOct 2001 English
Preparing a National Chemical Hazard Communication Situation AnalysisUNITAR/ILOOct 2001 English
Assisting Countries to Develop and Implement Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS Action Plans - Pilot Phase (2001-2003). Information Note (2001)UNITAR/ILOJun 2001 English
Assisting Countries to Develop and Implement Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS Action Plans: A UNITAR/ILO/IOMC Training and Capacity Building Programme: Information NoteUNITAR/ILOJun 2001 English
Development of a Global Capacity Building Programme to Assist Countries in Implementing the GHS, Forum III, Room Document (2000)UNITAR/ILOJan 2000 English French Spanish

UNITAR/ILO/IOMC

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Developing a National GHS Implementation StrategyUNITAR/ILO/IOMCAug 2005 English French Russian
Developing and Implementing a National Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS Action Plan - Guidance Document, Working Draft (2001)UNITAR/ILO/IOMCJan 2001 English
Preparing a National Chemical Hazard Communication Situation Analysis, Working Draft (2001)UNITAR/ILO/IOMCJan 2001 English
Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)UNITAR/ILO/OECDNov 2003 English
UNITAR/ILO/OECD Proposal and Invitation for a WSSD "Type 2" Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the Globally Harmonized System for Chemical Classification and Labelling (2002)UNITAR/ILO/OECDMay 2003 English French Spanish
WSSD Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the GHS BrochureUNITAR/ILO/OECDMay 2003 English

United Kingdom (UK)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Why do I need a Safety Data Sheet?Health and Safety Executive (HSE)Jun 2002 English
Read the Label- How to find out if chemicals are dangerousHealth and Safety Executive (HSE)May 2002 English
COSHH: A brief guide to the Regulations- what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)Health and Safety Executive (HSE)Jan 2002 English
COSHH a Brief Guide to the RegulationsHealth and Safety Executive (HSE)Jan 1999 English
The Complete IDIOT'S Guide to CHIPHealth and Safety Executive (HSE)Jan 1994 English

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, ADR presentationUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Jan 2007 English French
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good, ADN presentationUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Jan 2007 English French
GHS Presentations: Hazard Communication- Labelling and Safety Data SheetsUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Jul 2006 English French Spanish
GHS Presentations: introduction-historical backgroundUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Jun 2006 English French Spanish
GHS Presentations: introduction- purpose, scope, and application of the GHSUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)May 2006 English French Spanish
GHS Presentations: Physical, health and environmental hazards:classification criteria for substancesUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Apr 2006 English French Spanish
GHS Presentations: Physical, health and environmental hazards:classification criteria for mixturesUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Mar 2006 English French Spanish
GHS Presentations: Physical, health and environmental hazards: classification criteria for substances and mixturesUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)Feb 2006 English French Spanish

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
The Hazardous Chemicals and Wastes ConventionsUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Sep 2003 English
TransAPELL- Guidance for Dangerous Goods Transport Emergency Planning in a Local CommunityUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Mar 2000 English

United States of America (USA)

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
OSHA Small Business Training ManualDepartment of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)Jan 2005 English
Assessing the Need for Personal Protective Equipment: A Guide for Small Business EmployersDepartment of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)Jan 2000 English
Chemical Hazard Communication: Information BookletDepartment of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)Jan 1998 English
What hazardous materials regulations apply to materials of trade? All filesDepartment of TransportationJan 2001 English
A Guide to the GHSGovernment of United States of America (USA)Dec 2006 English

University of Maryland

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Hazard Communication: A Review of the Science Underpinning the Art of Communication for Health and SafetyAcademiaMay 1997 English

Zambia

TitleOrganisationDateDownload
Analysis of the comprehensibility testing of labels and SDSs in chemical hazard communication: A case study for Zambia Environmental Council Zambia (ECZ)Aug 2002 English