Drum Labels Required Information

According to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (which complies with the OSHA regulations), drum labels need to convey hazard information on the drum’s content.

Hazards are classified into three groups: physical, health and environmental. Physical hazards can be:

Health hazards include:

Environmental hazards are those that could cause great damage to the environment (water and land).

Drums carrying any of the substances that could cause physical, health or environmental damage should be labeled properly. The elements of drum labels conveying hazardous material include: