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(AC.10/C.4) ECOSOC Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (39th session)

09 - 11 December 2020
Switzerland

Agenda

ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/77/Rev.1/Add.1 - (Secretariat) Revised provisional agenda for the thirty-ninth session (Addendum)
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/77/Rev.1 - (Secretariat) Revised provisional agenda for the thirty-ninth session
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/77 - (Secretariat) Agenda for the thirty-ninth session
Note by the secretariat: The 39th session of the GHS Sub-Committee, initially scheduled from 8 to 10 July 2020 has been postponed due to the risks related to the spread of the Covid-19 virus and is now scheduled for 9 to 11 (morning) December 2020.
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Report

732 _ List of Participants _ 354028 _ English _ 773 _ 321917 _ pdf

Working Documents

ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/18 (Sweden) Decision logics for the new GHS Chapter 2.1
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/17 (Canada, USA) Status update on and proposal for the ongoing work of the global list informal correspondence group
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/16-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/60 - (Sweden) Amendments to the Manual of Tests and Criteria to accommodate the new GHS Chapter 2.1
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/15 (Secretariat) Consolidated list of draft amendments adopted by the Sub-Committee at its thirty-seventh and thirty-eighth sessions
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/14 (United States of America) Proposal to address issues from the programme of work for the practical classification issues correspondence group
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/13/Add.1 (European Union) Clarification of the criteria for classification for germ cell mutagenicity in category 1B
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/13 (European Union) Clarification of the criteria for classification for germ cell mutagenicity in category 1B
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/12 (United Kingdom) Proposed changes to Annex 3 to prevent substances/mixtures classified as causing serious eye damage or eye irritation being transferred from the hand to the eye
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/11/Add.1- (Germany) Deletion of definitions for physical hazard classes in chapter 1.2 of the GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/11- (Germany) Deletion of definitions for physical hazard classes in chapter 1.2 of the GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/10/Add.1 - ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/33/Add.1 - (China) Clarification of 2.9.3.4.3.4 of Model Regulations and 4.1.3.3.4 of GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/10-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/33 - (China) Clarification of 2.9.3.4.3.4 of Model Regulations and 4.1.3.3.4 of GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/9-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/30 - (France) Tests for oxidizing liquids and oxidizing solidsimprovement regarding consideration for particle size, friable or coated materials
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/8/Add.1-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/23/Add.1 (Sweden) Allocation of precautionary statements for the new GHS Chapter 2.1 – amendments regarding P236
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/8-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/23 (Sweden) Allocation of precautionary statements for the new Chapter 2.1
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/7-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/22- (Sweden) Amendments to the Manual of Tests and Criteria to accommodate the new GHS Chapter 2.1 – in principle
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/6/Add.1 - (Secretariat) Workplace labelling (clarification of 1.4.10.5.5.1): additional options
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/6- (Secretariat) Workplace labelling: clarification of 1.4.10.5.5.1
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/5/Add.1-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/20/Add.1- (Sweden) A new Chapter 2.1 for the GHS – some amendments to ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/20−ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/5
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/5-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/20- (Sweden) A new Chapter 2.1 for the GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/4/Add.1-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/3/Add.1- (Chairman of the Working Group on Explosives) Manual of Tests and Criteria, review of Test Series H: determination of self-accelerating decomposition temperature
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/4-ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2020/3- (Chairman of the Working Group on Explosives) Manual of Tests and Criteria, review of Test Series H: determination of self-accelerating decomposition temperature
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/3/Add.1- (Secretariat) Review of the decision logics
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/3- (Secretariat) Review of the decision logics
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/2 - (Secretariat) Definitions and use of acronyms and abbreviations in the GHS
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ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/1 - (Secretariat) Review and update of references to documents and test guidelines in annexes 9 and 10 to the GHS 
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Informal Documents

NOTE: As part of the secretariat's effort to reduce expenditure, informal documents made available one week prior to the session on this website will not be available in the conference room for distribution to session participants. Delegates are kindly requested to bring their copies to the meeting.

 

Note by the secretariat: The 39th session of the GHS Sub-Committee, initially scheduled from 8 to 10 July 2020 has been postponed due to the risks related to the spread of the Covid-19 virus and is now scheduled for 9 to 11 (morning) December 2020.
 
UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.35 (Secretariat) Conduct of business and provisional timetable for the thirty-ninth session
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.34 (RPMASA) GHS Training experiences during the covid19 challenges
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.33/Add.2 (Secretariat) Draft report on the status of implementation of the GHS worldwide: implementation by country/region
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.33/Add.1 (Secretariat) Draft report on the status of implementation of the GHS worldwide: Implementation through international legal instruments, recommendations, codes and guidelines
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.33 (Secretariat) Draft report on the status of implementation of the GHS worldwide
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.32 (United States of America) Proposal to address issues from the programme of work for the practical classification issues correspondence group
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.31 (United States of America) Proposal for the ongoing work of the informal correspondence group on practical classification issues
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.30-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.56 (Sweden) Consolidated and clean new GHS Chapter 2.1, as amended and endorsed by the Working Group on Explosives
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.29 (Sweden) On the provisions for non-Class 1 explosive articles in new GHS Chapter 2.1 – amendments to the proposals in UN/SCETDG/57/INF.33-UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.19
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.28 (CEFIC) Terms of reference for the informal working group on practical labelling issues and work programme for biennium 2021-2022
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.27 (Netherlands, United Kingdom) Preparation of the work programme for the biennium 2021-2022 – Continuation of work on non-animal testing
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.26 (Netherlands, United Kingdom) Revised terms of reference for the informal working group on the use of non-animal test methods for classification of health and environmental hazards
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.25 (Sweden) Comment to UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.22 – A (simple) fall back option for decision logic 2.1 (b) of new GHS Chapter 2.1
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.24-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.36 (Secretariat) Draft Resolution 2021/... of the Economic and Social Council
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.23 (Germany) Review of the tiered approach for classification of mixtures
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.22 (Germany) Amendments to the decision logics for explosives in Chapter 2.1 as proposed in ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/18
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.21 (United Kingdom) Proposed work plan for 2021-2022 for the informal working group on the improvement of Annexes 1-3 of the GHS
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.20 (United Kingdom) Status of the work of the Annex 1-3 informal working group
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.19-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.33 (Sweden) Possible amendment to proposed new GHS Chapter 2.1 for products consisting of or containing explosives, which are not classified as Class 1 for transport
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.18 (Canada) Comments on ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/11 “Deletion of definitions for physical hazard classes in chapter 1.2 of the GHS”
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.17 (Secretariat) Working arrangements for the thirty-ninth session and registration procedures
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.16 (Sweden) Precautionary statement matrices for new GHS Chapter 2.1 and a minor correction regarding current application of P230
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.15 (Japan) Clarification of the criteria for classification for skin sensitization using animal studies
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.14-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.17  (Sweden) Review of GHS Chapter 2.1
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.13-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.16  (Sweden) Status report on the review of GHS Chapter 2.1 – update on the open issues
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.12/Rev.1  (United Kingdom, Netherlands) Use of non-animal testing methods for classification of health hazards: Status report
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.12  (United Kingdom, Netherlands) Use of non-animal testing methods for classification of health hazards: Status report
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.11  (Secretariat) Timetable for the informal online discussion
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.10-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.15  (USA, IME, SAAMI) GHS Chapter 2.1: Revised exclusion and exemption criteria for explosive - containing articles not assigned to Class 1
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.9/Rev.1  (ICMM) Status update on and proposal for the on-going work of the informal correspondence group on the alignment of Annex 9 (section 9.7) and Annex 10 (on metals and metal compounds) to the criteria in Chapter 4.1 and the generic environmental hazard guidance
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.9  (ICMM) Update on the alignment of Annex 9 (section 9.7) and Annex 10 (on metals and metal compounds) to the criteria in Chapter 4.1 and the generic environmental hazard guidance
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.8  (Secretariat) Comments on informal document INF.6 "Review of decision logics"
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.7  (Germany) Comments on ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/13 "Clarification of the criteria for classification for germ cell mutagenicity in category 1B"
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.6  (Germany) Comments on ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/3 "Review of decision logics"
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.5  (Secretariat) Correction to ST/SG/AC.10/C.4/2020/3 (French version)
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.4  (United Kingdom) Proposed changes to Annex 3 to prevent substances/mixtures classified as causing serious eye damage or eye irritation being transferred from the hand to the eye
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.3-UN/SCETDG/57/INF.4  (Chairman of the Working Group on Explosives) Manual of Tests and Criteria, review of Test Series H: determination of self-accelerating decomposition temperature
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UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.2  (Forthcoming)
 
UN/SCEGHS/39/INF.1  (Forthcoming)

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