Indonesia SDS Authoring

National Regulations Governing SDSs

The responsibility of Indonesia’s chemical regulation falls under the Ministry of Industry. Pursuant to article 2, paragraph 4 and Article 13 of regulation 87/M-IND/PER/9/2009 (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Label In Chemicals) the ministry of Industry has released regulation 21/IAK/PER/4/2010 (Technical Guidelines for Implementation of Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labels in Chemicals). Regulation 21/IAK/PER/4/2010 provides specific guidelines for SDS authoring and labels according to UN GHS 2nd version. Regulation 24/M-IND/PER/5/2006 (Supervision of the production and use of hazardous materials to industry) also contains SDS legislation, and must be complied with.

Additional Regulations

Other regulations relating to chemical management and SDS authoring include:

  • Government regulation No. 74/2001
  • Ministry of Trade regulation No. 44/M-DAG/PER/9/2009
  • Law No. 32/2009 on Environmental Protection and Management
  • Decree of Environment Minister Number 3 year 2008 – regarding hazardous and toxic material symbol and labeling
  • Decree of Environment Minister Number 2 year 2010 regarding Single Windows Electronic System Application for Registration of hazardous and toxic materials

GHS Implementation Status

Indonesia has adopted the UN GHS through regulation 87/M-IND/PER/9/2009 implementing the UN GHS system. Single substances are subject to be compliant with GHS has been mandatory for single substances since 24 March 2010 and for mixtures since 31 December 2016.

Since GHS implementation began, Ministry of Industry (MOI) has issued further regulations to clarify many of its GHS requirements such as MOI Regulation No. 23 (issued in 2013) and Regulation of Director-General for Manufacturing-Based Industry No. 04/BIM/PER/1/2014 (issued in 2014), which align Indonesian GHS with the 4th edition of the UN Purple Book.”

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