Why don’t we look in more detail remaining two mistakes we regularly find in Safety Data Sheets?
Mistake no 6: Product’s labels are marketing material and separate from SDS
This is a very costly mistake.
The content on the label must always correspond to information on Safety Data Sheet. Though it might seem that labels include only marketing it’s not so.
Don’t get me wrong. It’s fine to put marketing material on label. Just remember that you also need to include the necessary legal information such as hazard statements. For that you need to look into the SDS for that product.
Including both pieces of information is making consumer aware of potential dangers (not just benefits) before using that product.
Here are a couple of other mistakes when it comes to labels:
These mistakes concerning labels are typical sales thinking which get a lot of companies in trouble.
We’re almost done. Here’s the last mistake:
Mistake no 7: We don’t need to update SDS because they are static documents
I’ve heard this one numerous time: »We did what was required from us and now we’re on the safe side«. Not so.
Three are at least three factors influence the update of SDSs (and labels):
If a SDS ever was a static document, it hasn’t been such a document for quite some time now.
Now if these 7 points make sense to you, please don’t just sit there nodding.
Apply these lessons systematically and you might well become more successful when it comes to serving your clients better. And you’ll be happier as achievement is the key to happiness.
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