GHS Hazard Category Code added to Foodstuffs data requirements

GHS Hazard Category:

GHS Hazard Category/s can be found in ‘Section 2: Hazards Identification’ of the SDS.  This will not be a code but a sentence describing the Category (see attachment for full code list).

NPC has a drop-down list of all the relevant categories.  It is a repeatable field in the NPC, so all GHS categories recorded in the SDS should be entered into the NPC. 



GHS Hazard Category vs HSNO Classification

In April 2021 the Environmental Protection Agency changed change the Hazardous Goods Classification from HSNO Hazard Classification system to GHS 7 Hazard Classification system.  The old classification is being phased out over a 4-year period. 

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