More chemicals added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System

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Safe Work Australia has completed an update of the Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS).

The safety regulator said the update includes the addition of 755 chemicals and amendments to classifications for 672 listed chemicals.

The Hazardous Chemical Information System provides information on chemicals that have been classified in accordance with Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

The update incorporates classification information published under the Inventory Multi-tiered Assessment and Prioritisation program run by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme.

Details on the new and amended chemicals are available on SafeWork Australia website.

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