• The current GHS Purple book, a reference released in July of 2017 by the UN Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) includes changes for some types of hazardous materials.


    • Definitions for some human health risks are updated
    • The criteria for some flammable materials are refined
    • Precautions for disposal/recovery/recycling of explosive materials are to be discovered through manufacturers
    • Some changes to labelling of materials are specified

    The current Purple Book may be ordered at:


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