Little Pro on 2015-12-31
Regulation of Labelling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals is the most important regulation for implementing GHS in Taiwan. It was amended in 2014 by MoL and comes into force on 3 July 2014. The revised regulation requires manufacturers, importers or suppliers to provide labelling and SDSs for all hazardous chemicals with physical and health hazards from 1 Jan 2016.
GHS in workplace is implemented in 4 phases in Taiwan. MoL(previously the Council of Labor) has published 3 lists of hazardous chemicals subject to mandatory GHS compliance.
All 3 lists of chemicals subject to mandatory GHS compliance can be downloaded here.
The picture below is an example of a compliant GHS label for Taiwan.
Companies who do not wish to disclose the name or concentration of hazardous chemicals or suppliers' names in SDSs for the necessity of national security or trade secret protection shall provide a written document to authority and obtain an approval. However, chemicals with the following hazard classifications are not allowed to be withheld from public disclosure:
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This regulation sets out labelling and SDS requirements for toxic chemical substances and mixtures containing toxic chemical substances in Taiwan. Chemicals with environmental hazards fall within its scope. The regulation was amended on 11 Nov 2014 and comes into force on 11 Dec 2014. The following changes are made:
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