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August 2017

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The Hazardous Materials Dangerous Goods (HMDG) stockroom and lab consumables requesting solution, Jaggaer – previously known as SciQuest - Enterprise Reagent Manager (ERM) is targeted for a software upgrade from v7 to v9.2.

The upgrade allows for:

  • Improved monitoring of restricted substances and chemicals
  • Regulating and tracking the volumes and quantities ordered
  • Building accurate chemical manifests which satisfy the GHS compliance guidelines
  • Merging the Sigma-Aldrich EHS database with the current substance register reduces operational risks
  • The inclusion of safety data sheets (SDS) database
  • Enabling the eMolecules feature consolidates the purchase of rare chemicals 


September 2016

GHS Update

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10 November 2015

GHS - what you should know

Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) replaces the Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1008(2004)] for workplaces.

Australia adopted the third revised edition of the GHS under work health and safety laws. The five year transition period started in 2012. Until 31 December 2016, both old and new systems for chemical classification can be used by industry. After this date, on 1 January 2017, the SDS and labels must be GHS compliant. (See GHS Factsheet in related documents sidebar)

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