Safety data sheets (SDS)
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Safety data sheets (SDS)

The REACH regulation came into force on 1 June 2007. The various parts will be implemented step-wise but the provisions on safety data sheets apply from 1 June 2007.

Suppliers of certain substances or preparations must provide the user with a safety data sheet.  It must be in Swedish for products that are placed on the Swedish market.

Provisions on information in the supply chain are contained in Title IV of the REACH regulation.

Annex II to the regulation contains a guide to the compilation of safety data sheets.

The applicable REACH regulation was published in the Official Journal on 29 May 2007.

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (consolidated 10 December 2011)

 Consolidated text of the REACH Regulation. 

Read more about REACH.

Swedish provisions to implement Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work (fourteenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) is contained in AFS 2000:4 - Chemical hazards in the working environment, issued by the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health.


Information is available on the website of ECHA

Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheets

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