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2018-13 May 29, 2018 Pre-Meeting Report on Papers to be Discussed at the 35th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

By JHMT Staff and Reviewed with Comments from Michele Sullivan, PhDMay 29, 2018

The GHS Sub-Committee (or UNSCEGHS) will meet in Geneva on July 4-6, 2018 for its 35th session and third session of the 2017-2018 biennium which is expected to result in the 8th revision to the GHS.

As of the time of writing, there are 8 informal papers and 14 working papers posted for the 35th session. Additional informal papers are expected.

In this report, we provide brief summaries of each proposal and linked those summaries to the individual proposals. Further, we have presented these proposals in subject categories as shown below.

  • Joint work with the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG Sub-Committee)
  • Classification criteria and related hazard communication
  • Hazard communication

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