Classification (Dangerous Goods)

Classification (Dangerous Goods)

Classification is a process used to determine if an element or chemical can cause harm to human health or safety. It involves the identification and evaluation of the physical properties of an element or chemical, along with its health effects. It is the classification of a hazardous element or chemical that determines what information is communicated on the label and the Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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