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CLASS Regulations applies to chemicals supplied for the use at a place of work. If retailers are supplying hazardous chemicals to place of work, the retailers need to comply with certain requirements of CLASS Regulations such as the requirements on packaging, labelling and SDS.

DOSH is responsible to enforce CLASS Regulations involving chemicals supplied for use at place of work only. Consumer sector is under the responsibility of Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs. However, if the consumer product is a chemical supplied for use at workplaces, it shall comply with CLASS Regulations.

CLASS Regulations is not applicable to forwarding/courier/freight company which only delivers and does not supply the chemicals for use at the workplace, regardless whether the company owns or rents a warehouse. However, if the workers in the warehouse handle chemicals hazardous to health, Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulations 2000 (USECHH Regulations) is applicable.

The GHS building block for Malaysia is as specified in First Schedule of CLASS Regulations and building blocks which are not adopted by CLASS Regulations shall be excluded. Any building block which is not adopted by CLASS Regulations will result as “Not classified”.