National Regulations Governing Labels:
In Mexico the Official Mexican Standard NOM-018-STPS-2015 sets out the criteria that Govern Industrial labels. In an effort to facilitate international trade Mexico has released NMX-R-019-SCFI-2011 based on the UN GHS standards. Compliance with NMX-R-019-SCFI-2011 is currently voluntary, but may be used in conjunction with the mandatory NOM-018-STPS-2015.
For more information on Official Mexican Standards please refer to the Secretariat of the Economy – Mexican Standards Catalog. Mexican Standard NOM-018-STPS-2000 and the voluntary GHS based standards NMX-R-019-SCFI-2011 are supplemented by additional labeling standards:
GHS Implementation Status:
In June 2011, Mexico released NMX-R-019-SCFI-2011 based on the UN GHS standards. Compliance with NMX-R-019-SCFI-2011 is currently voluntary, but may be used as an alternative to the NOM-018-STPS-2015 mandatory standard.
Language for required text:
Multi-Jurisdiction Label Options:
Extra language comments:
All specific hazard text provided in Spanish or English. Hazard text can be provided in additional languages upon request. Marketing text translation can be provided upon request.