Definitions and Abbreviations

Chemical legislation and guidance, including this website, uses precise terminology, abbreviations, and jargon that may be unfamiliar. Navigate these resources with our handy, searchable guide.

SDS Contents Guide

This cross-referenced guide to safety data sheets (SDSs) in Europe, based on the requirements of the REACH Regulation (1907/2006), gives Section-by-Section information and tips on the contents.

Compendium of chemical hazards

This compendium identifies the regulatory hazard classes and miscellaneous hazards identified in chemicals legislation. It includes all the GHS categories, plus additional hazards noted in other legal texts, and as emerging hazards.