Russia SDS Authoring and MSDS Authoring

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National Regulations Governing SDSs/MSDSs: 

GHS for industrial chemicals has been adopted in Russia on a voluntary basis. Russian Federation Decree 1019 on Technical Regulation for Chemical Product Safety enters into force 1 July 2021.

GHS SDSs and labels are optional for substances and mixtures until 1 July 2021 when they become mandatory.



Additional Regulations: 

Workplace SDSs and labels should follow the following regulations:

GOST 30333-2007 Chemical product safety passport. General requirements. This regulation outlines the requirements for Russian SDSs.

GOST 31340-2013 Labelling of chemicals. General requirements.



Old classification standard (classifies health effects only):

GOST 12.1.007 – 76 Occupational safety standards system. Noxious substances. Classification and general safety requirements.


GHS UN Rev. 4 was adopted by the following standards:

GOS 32419-2013 Classification of chemicals. General requirements.

GOST 32423-2013 Mixture classification of hazard for health

GOST 32424-2013 Classification for environmental hazards. General principles.

GOST 32425-2013 Mixture classification of hazard for environment


Guidance documents:

R 50.1.102-2014 Guidance on compilation and execution of safety data sheet of chemical product

R 50.1.101-2014 Guidance on the selection of precautionary statements in accordance GOST 31340s

Classification is based on GHS rev. 4 with some unique requirements.


    GHS Implementation Status: 

    Russia SDS or MSDS Authoring GHS partially implemented. Slow progress towards full implementation for July 1st 2021.

    Multi-Jurisdiction SDS/MSDS Options: 



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