Japan has updated their GHS standards to align with the 6th GHS revision. The new standards are as follows:

  • JIS Z 7252 – chemical classification for GHS labelling; and
  • JIS Z 7253 – hazard communication for GHS labelling and SDS.


Businesses will have until May 24, 2022 to comply with the new standards. Some changes that have been introduced is the adoption of a new physico-chemical hazard class of desensitised explosives.


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