HCL Labels, Inc. is the leading source for hazard communication OSHA/GHS chemical safety labels. Offering the largest online library of ready-made safety labels that are built to adhere and resist solvents.
This is the story of how HCL created our extensive library of ready-made GHS Labels. Back in January, HCL spent a lot of time testing new materials for our GHS chemical safety labels. We received mass amounts of customer feedback on our old material, and they had problems adhering to certain secondary containers. We listened…… Continue reading Testing GHS Materials – How We Achieved Our Library of Ready-Made Labels
Custom GHS Labels are available with no setup costs! In case you haven’t quite heard the news yet, HCL Labels, Inc. creates custom GHS chemical labels to your specific safety-data-sheet (SDS) at no additional cost. Revised in 2012, the OSHA hazard communication standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) requires SDS’s to be provided in the presence of…… Continue reading Send Us The SDS, And We’ll Do The Rest.
HCL Labels will dive in to the finer details of federal chemical identification regulations to make sense of it all.
Why should you choose HCL? Our mission here at HCL is to protect and inform the workforce from work related hazards, and to keep companies compliant with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. In doing so, we are proud to offer elements that the competition cannot. Custom, Custom, Custom… Do you ever get tired of…… Continue reading Why You Should Choose HCL Labels, Inc.
When I first started working for HCL Labels, in January of 1980, it was part of a larger company called Safety Specialists, Inc. There were two of us working at HCL, and I was second in command. We had our office on the second floor of a frontier-style, wooden building in Boulder Creek, California. There…… Continue reading A Personal History of HCL
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Labels So the deadline has passed and those new labels with the weird little pictures are all over the place. What’s the point? Good question! First of all, it may help to know that “GHS” stands for “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of…… Continue reading GHS, Schmee-H-S
Did you know we offer a variety of custom OSHA/GHS chemical labels? If you cannot find the chemical label you are looking for on our website, we can make it for you! It’s a simple process that many of our customers regularly use for their uncommon chemicals and chemical mixtures. For a small fee, we…… Continue reading Custom OSHA/GHS Labels?.. We can do it!
Hazard statements form a critical part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). These hazard statements, along with other key information required for labels (pictograms, precautionary statements, signal word, etc) are important components of the new OSHA/GHS labeling system, which came into effect today, June 1st, 2016. These standardized…… Continue reading GHS Hazard Statements
Understanding the difference between Danger and Warning can help you easily identify the hazards you may encounter while working with various chemicals. The new GHS labeling system gone into effect on June 1st, 2016, has specific guidelines that employers need to adhere to in regards to the labeling of hazardous chemicals. One of these new…… Continue reading Danger Vs. Warning – OSHA/GHS Labeling