Suppliers and users of workplace hazardous chemicals – transition to GHS 7


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Australia uses the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to classify and label chemicals.  

From 1 January 2021, Australia began the transition from GHS 3 to GHS 7 for workplace hazardous chemicals. The transition period is for two years and will end on 31 December 2022. This information sheet tells hazardous chemical users and suppliers what to do during and after the transition period, and after the transition period ends.  

This document is part of a collection about our transition to GHS 7


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Hazardous chemicals
Classifying chemicals
Hazardous chemical registers
Hazardous chemicals GHS 7
Labelling chemicals
Safety data sheets