• December 6, 2017
  • WTO

Colombia | Proposal to adopt GHS and other provisions on chemical safety | Draft Decree

The draft Decree adopts the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). Its articles cover the following: Purpose; Scope; Exceptions; Definitions; Hazard classification; Hazard communication; Labelling; Safety data sheets; Access to information for emergency response; Chemicals for consumers; Chemical pesticides for agricultural use; Motor vehicle land transport of chemical substances; Chemicals used in the workplace; Responsibilities of chemical manufacturers, importers, marketers and users; Responsibilities of the Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Agriculture; Responsibilities of Occupational Risk Managers (ARL); Inspection, surveillance and control; and Period of validity.

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