Society for Chemical Hazard Communication

 Professional Development Training

Asia-Pacific SDS and Labelling Essentials (1-day)

View Brochure — Available September 23, 2019

Course Description and Objective

This course is designed to present an overview of the hazard communication regulations in the Asia Pacific region. Fifteen countries in this region will be covered: Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea. Emphasis will be placed on the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and labelling requirements but relevant pending changes in non-hazard communication areas will be covered briefly.

For each of the 15 countries, you will learn:

  • The applicable regulatory framework
  • The location and applicability of relevant standards and/or guidelines pertaining to hazard communication
  • Classification scheme (including unique criteria or establishment of list based classification)
  • An overview of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Labelling requirements
  • Confidentiality provisions

This is an advanced course. While there are no specific prerequisites for this course, it is recommended that participants possess a working knowledge of SDS and labels and an understanding of the principles of hazard communication and chemical control regulations, including a basic understanding of GHS.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for experienced hazard communication professionals looking to broaden the scope of their expertise in Asia Pacific hazard communication regulations.

Course Director / Instructor

Darlene Susa-Anderson

Darlene Susa-Anderson is Vice President, EHS Services at ChemADVISOR, a UL company. With over 38 years of regulatory compliance experience, she oversees the various ChemADVISOR legacy teams responsible for the regulatory database (LOLI), hazard communication services, specialty consulting services and technical training programs.


Course Fee:      

$450.00 - Members

     $540.00 - Nonmembers

Course Schedule
(subject to change)

Monday, September 23, 2019

7:30-8:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 Introduction and Resources
8:30-10:00 Australia;India; New Zealand
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Pakistan; Thailand; Hong Kong; China
12:00-1:00 Lunch (buffet lunch provided)
1:00-3:00 Singapore; Taiwan; Vietnam; Indonesia
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-5:00 Japan; Malaysia; Philippines; Korea


Refer to brochure for Registration information, Cancellation Policy, Hotel Accommodation.