Global SDS, Hazard Labeling & GHS Compliance

Streamline your Safety Data Sheet (SDS) data management responsibilities—from authoring and translation to meeting GHS compliance deadlines.

Escalating regulations—such as GHS compliance deadlines with complex geographic implications—are turning up the pressure. We understand these challenges—and the solutions to help overcome them—better than anyone. Thanks to decades of input from hundreds of customers, our SDS forms, hazard labeling and transportation classification solutions are the most established and trusted in the industry. As the core of all of our offerings, UL The Wercs software offers the most comprehensive, automated authoring, distribution, management and GHS translation capabilities—scalable, flexible and ready for any application.

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SDS authoring

Our trusted authoring solutions ensure all data, time and energy is preserved for your next expansion.

Our authoring tools include:

  • SDS, TDS (Technical Data Sheet), Trem Card and hazard labels creation
  • More than 20,000 SDS compliant phrases compatible in more than 46 languages
  • More than 7,000 integrated global regulations
  • GHS, WHMIS and OSHA compliant
  • IUCLID 5 data integration
  • Transportation classification
  • Support of REACH required documents
  • Product Data Sheets

SDS Consulting

In addition to our software capabilities, our Regulatory Assurance program bridges the gap between your business needs and the growing challenges in materials compliance. Based on years of focused experience in environment, health and safety, we’re uniquely positioned to serve as an extension of your EH&S department. Learn more here

Self-service GHS compliance

Easy-to-manage SDS are the secret to ongoing compliance with complex global regulations—namely GHS. But for many small- to mid-sized manufacturers and distributors, it may not be practical to install highly specialized software or to establish in-house compliance experts. These companies require a quick, cost-effective solution. With our Do-It-Yourself SDS tool, authoring GHS SDS can begin and end today. Our online form is purpose-built to meet the needs of customers with small inventories, streamlining the compliance process through a single easy-to-use customer interface. Behind the scenes, our proprietary logic tree of questions encodes everything you’ll need to be OSHA-compliant throughout your supply chain, updating alongside evolving regulatory guidelines. Learn more here

SDS Management

Whether it is inbound SDS management, report creation and distribution, or workflow management, we offer the functionality to streamline the hazard communications management process.

Our management tools include:

  • Flexible search engine
  • User defined search fields
  • Intra/Internet capable
  • Multi-lingual user interface
  • View inbound, Raw Material and MRO
  • Finished outbound SDS, labels and other hazard communications documents

SDS Distribution

Through integration with ERPs and a deep understanding of the regulatory landscape, The WERCS SDS software enables organizations to seamlessly distribute key documents to ensure compliance.

Our distribution tools include:

  • Automated ERP sales and order-driven SDS distribution
  • Customer-preferred, logic-based distribution
  • Global trade “Stop Order” transaction monitoring
  • Automated customer declaration letter
  • Intra/Internet multi-lingual SDS search screens
  • CD distribution
  • PDF, XML, HTML and RTF capabilities

SDS Translation

Our software is used on almost every continent—and we go way beyond simple translation. Through our team of chemists, toxicologists and linguists, we ensure that you have the most accurate country-specific SDS. Our software includes more than 20,000 international phrases in more than 46 languages, so our multi-language graphical user interface puts the power in your hands. Plus, we know what it takes to exceed local requirements and advance safety.

Chemical Data Management

Our management tools go beyond just SDS management—from inbound vendor SDS management and report creation to distribution or workflow management.

Hazard Labeling

An integrated hazard label software system works with our SDS authoring engine to ensure that any updates to the SDS are reflected on all hazard labels.

Hazard labeling features include:

  • WYSIWYG/drag and drop capabilities
  • Full integration with SDS Product Database
  • Bar code capabilities
  • Free text capabilities
  • Full Web distribution
  • Product locked to label stock capable

Transportation Classification

Easily populate the transportation information required in section 14 of the SDS with our transportation classification tool. This feature suggests proper shipping names and UN numbers, prepares shipping descriptions, evaluates subsidiary risks and shows individual classifications for each component in a formulation. Functionality includes, classification, placarding, shipping papers and support for ground, air, road and rail.

The tool covers:

  • DOT (US)
  • TDG (Canada)
  • ADR
  • IMDG
  • IATA
  • ICAO

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