Gentex Labelling: Hazardous Chemical Over-Pack Label Requirements
Gentex labelling standards require that if the material you provide to Gentex is classified as Hazardous Chemical vendor must follow the labeling specifications. Each over-pack container must contain a single Gentex part number, Purchase Order number, Purchase Order line number, and Gentex engineering revision level.
- No mixed Gentex part numbers per over-pack container.
- No mixed Purchase Orders or Purchase Order line numbers per over-pack container.
- No mixed engineering revision levels of a Gentex part number in the same over-pack container.
Over-pack containers must have labels with the following information in the order listed below:
- Gentex Purchase Order Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “K”
- Gentex Purchase Order Line Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “4K”
- Gentex Part Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “P” along with part description
- Current Gentex Engineering Revision Level with barcode including the embedded data identifier “2P”
- Total Quantity contained within the over-pack container with barcode including the embedded data identifier “Q”
- The applicable unit of measure (UOM) must also be included in the human readable text
- Supplier Lot Code with barcode including the embedded data identifier “L”
- Expiration Date with barcode – this field requires no embedded data identifier
- The human readable text must be in the following format: MM/DD/YYYY
- The barcode must be in the following format: MMDDYYYY (no separator).
In addition to following this labeling specification, all Hazardous Chemical shipments must also include a copy of the COA (Certificate of Analysis) and/or CofC (Certificate of Conformance) for each individual lot number provided to Gentex and all information on the COA and/or CofC must match the information provided on the Over-pack Label (expiration, lot, material, etc.). All Hazardous Chemical over-pack containers shall also be labeled in accordance with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). Reference 29 CFR 1910.1200 for the definition of a Hazardous Chemical and GHS labeling information.
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