GHS Label Requirements

The Six Elements

  • Signal Word

The signal word indicates hazard level.

  • GHS Symbols (Hazard Pictograms)

These pictograms are used to identify hazardous products and are commonly grouped by chemical / physical risk, health risk and environmental risk. 

  • Manufacturer Information

This identifies the manufacturer's company name, address and telephone number.

  • Precautionary Statements / First Aid

These are phrases that are tied to each hazard statement. They describe general preventive, response, storage or disposal precautions. These statements are found on the chemical's Safety Data Sheet.

  • Hazard Statements

These are phrases that describe the nature of hazardous products and the degree of hazard. Hazard statements are on the chemical's Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and identified by an H-Code.

  • Product Name or Identifiers

This identifies the product or chemical name. Additional identifiers can be noted to the right of the Manufacturer's information 

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