Chemical Hazard Communication (HazCom) Services

Intertek can help your company comply with your local, regional, or global chemical hazard communication (HazCom) regulatory requirements.

Many jurisdictions around the world have set in place hazard communication legislation which requires classification of chemicals, and if deemed hazardous, labeling and preparation of other documentation including: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS/SDS), labels and shipping documentation. 

Global chemical hazard communication requirements include the following workplace, consumer and transport legislation:

Chemical Hazard Communication (HazCom) Services
Intertek offers the following hazard communication and product safety services to the producers, suppliers and users of industrial, commercial and consumer chemicals:

  • Interpretation of Chemical Hazard-Communication Legislation from both a scientific and regulatory perspective
  • Classification of Substances and/or Products to determine the need for, and nature of, labeling and documentation required
  • Authoring, Maintenance, and/or Review of MSDS/SDS and Labels (in both English and French) to meet the requirements of many jurisdictions worldwide
  • Canadian Trade-Secret Support for Confidentiality Claims under the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), including pre- and post-submission consultation with the government
  • MSDS/SDS and Label Preparation and Classification Workshops
  • Conducting Literature Searches to obtain relevant data relating to: chemical toxicity, environmental impact, physical and chemical properties, safe handling, transportation and waste disposal as they relate to hazard-communication requirements
  • Design, Implementation, and Stewardship of Testing Programs, if required, including the development of test protocols, and placement and monitoring of studies within qualified contract laboratories to support hazard-communication initiatives
  • Auditing MSDS/SDS and Labels to confirm compliance with relevant legislation
  • Negotiating with Foreign Suppliers to prepare or obtain jurisdiction-compliant MSDS, labels and compositional disclosure, as required 
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