Little Pro on 2015-12-31
JIS 7253 Hazard Communication of Chemicals Based on GHS - Labelling and Safety Data Sheet specifies the contents and general layout of chemical safety labels and safety data sheets in Japan. It is aligned with UN GHS Rev. 4 and the latest version was issued in 2012. JIS 7253:2012 will become effective on 1 Jan 2017.
This standard is available for purchase from JSA's website.
The picture below is an example of a compliant GHS label for Japan from JIS 7253. Please click the picture to view the full label. The label is prepared in English to help you better understand GHS labelling elements in Japan.
Substance name and its concentration or concentration range shall be indicated in SDSs if it is present above concentration limit and contributes to the classification of a product. However, the following substances must be disclosed even if their content is below concentration limit.
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