Proper chemical labels and marking convey clearly perceptible information about the potential hazards of chemical industry products. Labels, stickers and packaging with instructions thus act as a warning - they also prevent counterfeiting and tampering. The requirements for labels in the chemical industry are correspondingly high, because the safety of people and the environment is always at stake. Use professional solutions from Diagraph when you need first-class labels in the chemical industry. The advanced technology of our thermal transfer printers guarantees economy, fast printing and resistant chemical labels.
Chemical label printing - Diagraph solutions
When using chemical labels professionally, it is important that the final print depicts all information legibly for everyone. In addition, every chemical label must be resistant to environmental influences so that it can fulfill its informative function in the long term. For this reason, stickers made of PE or PET are often used.
Our thermal transfer printers meet all the print quality requirements described above. They reliably apply smudge-proof and scratch-resistant print images to packaging materials such as plastic film and GHS labels - even under the tough conditions prevailing in industry. In summary, Diagraph thermal transfer printers ensure high-resolution, robust and durable print quality on diverse materials.
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Chemical Labels & Marking
Use cases in the chemical industry
The label provides information about the contents and potential risks of a chemical container by means of signs and signal words as well as hazard and safety information. The safety-related warnings and instructions of the chemical labels can be found, for example, on:
In practical terms, a chemical label must adhere reliably to different surfaces such as metal, plastic, glass or wood. And even if the surfaces are dusty, oily or slightly deformed.
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Mandatory information on chemical labels
It is essential to note that all instructions shown on chemical labels are formulated in the language of the country in which the product is marketed. This ensures that the information is not only available, but also understood. In the case of multilingual statements, the statements must be identical. For example, to keep the number of labeling elements manageable, some signal words are superior or inferior to others. In general, the hierarchy Danger before Caution applies, because the protruding danger sign has a higher warning effect.
Precise regulations govern the labeling of products and hazardous substances in the chemical industry. These guidelines are uniformly written worldwide to improve the safety of chemical products, substances and mixtures in national and international trade.
|Ordinances and regulations|
|GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals)||- Internationally agreed programme of the United Nations, valid since 1 June 2015.|
- Replaces regulations of individual countries.
- Ensures uniform labelling of hazardous substances worldwide.
- Obliges all manufacturers, importers and suppliers of chemical mixtures/substances to comply with the defined standards.
|CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Article 17 et seq.||- Implements GHS in Europe since June 2015.|
- Regulates the uniform labelling of chemicals in the European Economic Area.
|British Standard 5609 Section 2 and 3||- Requirements and specifications for seawater resistance on hazardous material labels and dangerous goods labels.|
The requirements in the industrial sector are high and range from the harshest environmental conditions to production under clean room conditions. Whether plastic parts, metal surfaces or printed circuit boards - Diagraph printing systems meet all requirements. The result is perfect print images on all substrates and packaging types.
Consistent and clean labeling of substances in chemistry
Print chemical labels that are as robust as they are crisp for a variety of products and containers. Based on our extensive experience, we help optimize the quality and cost-effectiveness of your chemical labels. Diagraph thermal transfer printers are designed to meet the demanding requirements of industrial environments. High clock rates as well as a consistent, clean and high-resolution print image characterize the models of the NGT series available here.
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Labels in the chemical industry function as information signs on a product or on its packaging. Their task is to transmit long-term, clearly legible information/instructions/warnings about the relevant substances to people or machines. Within the scope of the labeling obligation, chemical labels depict safety-relevant to explicitly warning information about handling and dealing with the respective product.
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