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On-Demand Label Printing

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GHS Labels​

On-Demand Label Printing - GHS Labels

GHS Labeling Compliance

As the UN Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) affects international product labeling laws, manufacturers of chemical products will be required to comply with these label changes.

GHS has been adopted in Europe and is in the process of adoption in the United States, Canada and other industrialized nations. The goal is to create a single way to describe and classify chemical hazards on product labels and chemical Safety Data Sheets used everywhere in the world. Standardizing chemical classifications, hazard statements, signal words and graphic symbols and colors will help manufacturers, workers and consumers understand the potential health hazards posed by chemicals – no matter where they were produced.


GHS labeling requirements


GHS labels must include:

  • A product identifier 

  • ​A signal word - either Category 1, “Warning,” or Category 2, “Danger” 

  • Standardized hazard statements corresponding to health, physical and environmental hazard class, hazard symbols/pictograms, precautionary statements 

  • The name, address and telephone number of the chemical manufacturer, importer or other responsible party


A Trojan One digital color on-demand label printer will make the transition (and subsequent changes) practically painless, because of our capabilities:

  • Print required pictograms in the required colors on primary display labels and secondary package labels, comprising pharmaceuticals, cleansers and industrial chemicals, or pesticides.

  • Produce labels in full-color or 2-color, meeting GHS requirements that secondary chemical labels have a minimum of 2 colors

  • Print any GHS pictogram in any color combination

  • Comply with GHS permanence standards by printing on chemical-resistant, abrasion-resistant, UV light resistant, weather-resistant label material with a marine-grade label adhesive. Trojan offers options that fit these requirements.

  • ​Streamline your shipping process because there’s no delay in printing the GHS compliant labels. As soon your label design is approved, your Trojan 1 Memjet printer can produce the labels you need to package and ship product.

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