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SS 586-3:2008 (2014)

Specification for hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods - Preparation of safety data sheets (SDS)


Gives recommendations for the preparation, review, issue and use of SDS. Covers the responsibility of the suppliers and manufacturers of chemical substances, as well as that of the users (employers and employees) to make use of the information in the SDS to prevent unnecessary exposure of hazardous substances to persons in the workplace and community. Also includes preparations in the compilation and completion of an SDS.
Does not cover the use of pharmaceutical substances and preparations by medical physicians and veterinarians in the management of the health of a person or an animal, but applies to the production and use of these substances and preparations in an industrial process.


Confirmed with Amendment No.1 2014


Status Withdrawn - 06 Feb 2023
Edition 2008
No. of Pages 67
ICS Classification 13.300 Protection against dangerous goods
71.020 Production in the chemical industry
Committee Chemical Standards Committee
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