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Chempliance SDSs Formating and Authoring
SDS Authoring services provide cost savings and process improvement. Outsourcing the authoring of SDSs can result in improved compliance, productivity gains and cost control.

Manufacturers and distributors of all sizes increasingly face challenges that result from globalization in the marketplace. This has a direct effect on the company's ability to efficiently and effectively produce and maintain currency of OSHA or WHMIS 2.0 SDSs, labels and hazard communication documents for their products. Effective, compliant and up-to-date documents, especially SDSs, are not only a global requirement, but serve as the critical centerpiece for enabling effective product stewardship practices throughout the product's lifecycle. In today's environment, merely producing an SDS is not enough. Quality, accuracy and currency are critical components to fulfilling the original intentions for requiring documentation in the first place.

Whether a company:

  • Has limited resources and needs to fully outsource SDS authoring activities
  • Needs supplemental assistance
  • Is looking its support its in-house staff

SDS Formats

We have the expertise to author SDSs to meet various regulations currently required to market your products internationally. Listed below are the standard formats we currently offer:
  • North American GHS Ready

    The 'North American GHS Ready' SDS is a 16-section SDS that follows the United Nation's (UN's) recommended 16 heading Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format, from the standard for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling. These SDS's not only follow the UN's GHS SDS format for the arrangement of sections, but their content also follows current U.S. OSHA and Canadian WHMIS regulatory requirements. Once the GHS is finalized in Canadian and the U.S. regulatory law, these 'North American GHS Ready' SDS's will only require minor content updates to amend hazard information and terminology found in the SDS to match GHS classification schemes.

  • European REACH SDS

    The European REACH SDS is a 16 section Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that complies with the European Union's (EU's) Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), Annex II (as amended). This European REACH SDS also has an arrangement of sections that is similar to the UN's GHS arrangement of sections, with slightly different section names. The EU REACH SDS is now available only for chemical products that are mixtures, with classifications based on Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, as amended, for the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

  • European REACH / GHS (or CLP)

    The European REACH / GHS (or CLP) SDS is a 16-section Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that also complies with the EU's REACH Regulation, Annex II (as amended). This European REACH / GHS (or CLP) SDS, again, also has an arrangement of sections that is similar to the UN's GHS arrangement of sections, with slightly different section names. This EU REACH / GHS (or CLP) SDS is now required for pure substances, and is optional (by request) for chemical products that are mixtures.(all SDS must comply with GHS before June 1, 2015) These SDS's provide classifications based on the EU's Regulation No. 1272/2008 for the classification, labelling and packaging of pure substances and mixtures, as amended. EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 is the EU's amendment of existing regulations to incorporate the UN's GHS.

  • Australia GHS
    These 16-section documents comply with the requirements outlined in the WHS regulations. Manufacturers and importers of chemicals are able to continue to use the existing MSDS arrangements for workplace hazardous substances and dangerous goods up until 31 December 2016.

    Asia Pacific SDS

    Many of the Asia pacific countries including China and Japan have adopted the GHS regulations into their hazard communication requirements.
    We can help ensure that your SDS meet these requirements. Ask us how.

SDS Creations

Do you have new products to market? What about products that have no previous SDS available? Let us take on the task of writing SDSs for your products. Simply tell us which regulations you have to comply with, provide some minimal additional information and we will create the SDS from scratch for full compliance. Based on your needs, we will ensure that all the necessary fields and phrases are on your SDSs – so that you may create a safety compliance program with complete and accurate information.

SDS Reformats

Do you have SDSs based on regulations other than OSHA, WHMIS and/or ANSI standards? Will you be importing or exporting to United States, Canada, Mexico or Europe? We can reformat your existing SDSs to the above standards. If you think your SDSs are non-compliant, don't worry, we will ensure it is fully compliant upon completion.

SDS Reviews

Are you unsure if your SDSs are complete? Do you know if information is missing? Are all the hazards listed? If at any time you find yourself second-guessing, let us take the guesswork away and remove any doubts you have about your SDSs. Our detailed reviews will provide insight into information that is missing, redundant, irrelevant, or incomplete. This way, your SDSs can be reformatted and/or updated to provide information in a concise manner – important in dire situations.

SDS Updates

Are your SDSs expired or expiring soon? Did the manufacturer provide new information? Has there been a formulation change to a product or regulation standard? If so, then ask us for an SDS update. The update is available for customers who have SDSs done by us. If you don't have SDSs done by us, don't worry – ask us about our SDS reformats.

ChemplianceWeb is an innovative approach to managing and distributing (M)SDSs. (M)SDSs are either developed by our talented team of regulatory specialists, chemists and software developers or provided by you and indexed by us. Our goal is to help you create a safe workplace for you and your customers.

Let us provide you with regulatory and hazard communication services that save your organization time, money and resources, allowing you to concentrate on your core business.

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Choose the amount of service that's right for you. Don't know what you may need? Give us a call and we'll help you through the whole process. Step-by-step.

All the benefits from Chempliance Web and Much More.

This is a totally web-based labeling solution for companies needing to create and print standardized compliant GHS, WHMIS, OSHA and EU labels. Label content can originate from an ICC authored MSDS or entered directly into ChemplianceWeb by selecting preloaded GHS, WHMIS, OSHA, and EU phrases and symbols. It is pre-loaded with system formats that can be laser printed on legal and letter sized labels. These formats can be personalized with company name and logo. Additional customization can be made for a fee. Customers requiring more complex labels and design capabilities will need to upgrade to LabelSync.

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Main Features:

  • GHS Labeling
  • WHMIS Labeling
  • EU Labeling
  • Custom Label fields
  • Phrase Library
  • Associating format to print locations

Centralized control and security in a decentralized environment.

This web application uses the latest ".net" technology to provide real-time, updated label printing capabilities. Label content is managed in a central database server with users able to print from their browser to laser or thermal transfer printers. Customer specific formats can be designed for a fee. Web Labeling ensures that current label content and formats are available to all print locations.

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An optional upgrade for WebLabeling customers that need to design and print complex labels. LabelSync is a PC based program that is downloaded from ChemplianceWeb to the sync user's computer. Label content is managed centrally on the ChemplianceWeb, while design and printing of labels is performed locally using BarTender label information.

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Main Features:

  • Advanced label design
  • Format management
  • BarTender integration
  • Offline printing

Unlimited Label Design Possibilities

Our system integrates with Seagull Scientific's BarTender® labeling software. Using BarTender's unique component features we've created 100's of predefined components. The user simply "drags and drops" the components containing pre-formatted label information onto a label design. This approach significantly reduces the creation time of your label formats.

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Label Content

All label content is created, updated and managed by the customer on the ChemplianceWeb labeling website. This ensures label information is centrally updated and available to remote print locations. Label content is entered directly into CWL by selecting pre-loaded GHS, WHMIS, OSHA, and EU phrases and symbols. The system phrases are available in 20+ languages as specified in the subscription. Included in the subscription are regular updates of the system phrases and regulatory graphics as they are made available. Each account can edit and add additional phrases that will only be available to their account. They can also copy system phrases but the original system phrases will not be changed.

What products can be printed at each LabelSync location is controlled by an administrator. Scheduled synchronization between LabelSync and ChemplianceWeb will guarantee that label information is current at all remote printing locations.

Format Management

The LabelSync program will have format management features including a format upload utility. Formats designed by a sync user can be uploaded to ChemplianceWeb. Each account can maintain a centralized library of formats. All LabelSync users will be able to view a listing of formats maintained on their website. If a user has the correct privileges they can download formats to print at their location.

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