• March 30, 2021
  • WTO

Egypt | Ministerial Decree No. 610/2020mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8398 “Safety data sheet for chemical products

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The Ministerial Decree No. 610/2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8398 “Safety data sheet for chemical products — Content and order of sections“ (19 page(s), in Arabic)

The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 8398. This standard defines sections, content, and general format of the safety data sheet (SDS) for chemical products and does not define a fixed format, nor does it include a blank SDS. Worth mentioning is that this standard is technically identical with ISO 11014 /2009 (confirmed 2020)

Notifying member: Egypt


Objective tag

Safety requirements;  Health and consumer protection

Agency responsible
Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality 16 Tadreeb El-Modarrebeen St., Ameriya, Cairo – Egypt E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected] Website: http://www.eos.org.eg Tel.: + (202) 22845528 Fax: + (202) 22845504


  • Submission: 29/03/2021
  • Reception: 29/03/2021
  • Distribution: 30/03/2021
  • Final date for comments: 29/05/2021
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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