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Hazardous Chemical Information System update
Safe Work Australia has completed an update of the Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS). This update incorporates classification information published in tranches 8 to 20 of the Inventory Multi-tiered Assessment and Prioritisation (IMAP) program run by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS).
This update comprises the addition of 755 new chemicals and amendments to classifications for 672 listed chemicals. To see new and amended chemicals, use the advanced search feature to show chemicals revised this week.
Hazardous Chemical Information System now live
Safe Work Australia is pleased to announce the release of the Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS).
HCIS is an internet advisory service that allows you to find information on chemicals that have been classified in accordance with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). HCIS also allows you to search Australian Workplace Exposure Standards (WES).
HCIS currently contains GHS classifications for on over 4,500 chemicals and Workplace Exposure Standards for 690 airborne contaminants.