India to provide international chemical safety cards (ICSCs) to ensure workers' safety

July 1, 2022

In July 2022, India’s Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a memorandum of understanding to adapt to the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs). The ICSCs consist of special data sheets that provide basic information on the safety of chemicals and their influence on health at workplace. Information provided in the ICSCs includes: Properties of chemicals; Fire and explosion hazards; Fire fighting; Acute health hazards and prevention; Preventive measures; First aid; Spillage disposal, storage and packaging; Classification and labelling; Physical and chemical properties and dangers; Short-term and long-term health effects; Regulatory information and occupational exposure limits; and Environmental data.

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