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==Current Status of GHS in Australia==
 
==Current Status of GHS in Australia==
 
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council completed their [http://www.ascc.gov.au/ascc/AboutUs/PublicComment/OpenComment/WorkplaceHazardousChemicalsPublicComment.htm Workplace Hazardous Chemicals Public Comment] on March 15th, 2007.  The general consensus of public commenters was that Australia should wait and see what GHS implementation will look like in the EU and the United States before proceeding.  They need not wait long; on June 27th 2007 the EU adopted [http://www.ipex.eu/ipex/cms/home/Documents/doc_COM20070355FIN COM/2007/0355 FIN: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, and amending Directive 67/548/EEC and Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006], which aligns GHS with existing EU laws.
 
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council completed their [http://www.ascc.gov.au/ascc/AboutUs/PublicComment/OpenComment/WorkplaceHazardousChemicalsPublicComment.htm Workplace Hazardous Chemicals Public Comment] on March 15th, 2007.  The general consensus of public commenters was that Australia should wait and see what GHS implementation will look like in the EU and the United States before proceeding.  They need not wait long; on June 27th 2007 the EU adopted [http://www.ipex.eu/ipex/cms/home/Documents/doc_COM20070355FIN COM/2007/0355 FIN: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, and amending Directive 67/548/EEC and Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006], which aligns GHS with existing EU laws.

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