IMPORTANT MESSAGE! Orange out – red and white in!

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE! Orange out – red and white in!

– now is the last chance clean up the chemicals storage room  


From 1 June 2017, all products bearing the old orange hazard symbols on board must have these re-labelled and have new Safety Data Sheets with new classification and labelling. Ask the supplier to send new labels with the new markings and the accompanying safety data sheet. Alternatively, these products must be disposed of properly. 



SEAHEALTH has continuously informed stakeholders that all chemicals per June 1, 2017, must have the new (CLP) labels. Since we still have about 1000 products in our Chemical Database, which has the old orange labelling, we strongly encourage all shipping companies to update their safety data sheets via These approx. 1,000 products will not be in compliance after 1 June 2017.   


See the new labels here.


In the new version 5.0 of the IT program Health and Safety at Sea, these 1000 products will receive a warning (see image). Note: The old version 4.0 of the program will not contain this warning.