By Mamta Patel on 2016-01-12 Views: Update:2017-01-18
Annex VI to the CLP Regulation contains a list of harmonized classification and labelling for around 7,000 hazardous substances. It is mandatory for the suppliers of the respective substances or mixture to apply harmonized classification and labelling to prepare GHS labels and safety data sheets.
Compulsory GHS classifications in the annex VI are available for search from ECHA's classification &labelling inventory (C&L Inventory).
If you search ethanol (CAS 64-17-5), the following screenshot will pop up with harmonized classification for ethanol:
Please note that C&L Inventory also contains other non-harmonised classification and labelling information submitted by companies themselves. Caution shall be taken when using those non-harmonized classifications.
Click here. It includes updated harmonized classification and labellings.
There are also a few very important factors to consider when using the compulsory classifications in the annex VI to CLP regulation: