Classification

How to make my SDS look like my supplier’s SDS

How to make my SDS look like my supplier’s SDS When adding a Complex Mixture, such as a Third-party Fragrance or Flavour Formulation, for which the full Composition is not known, it should be added as a Raw Material in Formpak. The information that can be entered will be based upon the supplier’s documentation. The more information available, the better your chances of replicating your supplier’s material properties but this is subject to pitfalls along the way. Few suppliers will give the...
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GHS Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

GHS Globally Harmonized System Introduction to GHS The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was established with the mandate of creating a globally harmonized hazard classification and compatible labelling system, along with standardized material safety data sheets (MSDS) and easily understandable symbols. The United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) is responsible fo...
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Market Class and Market Notes Overview

Market Class and Market Notes Overview Market Class and Market Notes can be used to describe items (formulations and raw materials). This is related to Character Class and Character Notes – which are usually used to describe sensory properties such as odour, taste and feel. Market Class and Market Notes are usually used in relation to market products, either to manage a market product library or to relate your product library to market products. Examples of the characteristics include Mark...
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Item Type and Item Class Overview

Item Type and Item Class Overview About Item Type An Item Type can contain several Item Classes e.g. Item Type ‘Formulation’ could include Item Classes ‘Dilution’, ‘Solution’ and ‘Base’. Also Item Type ‘Flavour’ could contain Item Classes ‘Flavour Formulation’, ‘Flavour Solution’, ‘Flavour Raw Material’ and ‘Flavour Base’. Item Types are used to differentiate between kinds of Items in orde...
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Find Matching Items Tips

Tips on how to use Finding Matching Items Find Matching Items can be used to find pretty much anything! You can combine different criteria in the search, check suitability and print the results in a format you choose. A few tips to follow for some of the search areas: NAME: You can use ‘wild cards’ in the Name search to closer match what you were after. Examples: “rose” means “rose”(in upper or lower case) anywhere “=rose” means begins with “...
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Character Class and Character Notes Overview

Character Class and Character Notes Overview Character Class and Character Notes can be used to describe characteristics of items (formulations and raw materials) including odour, taste, feel, benefit and more. Often these characteristics are judgement based. The classifications are assigned to help users find products which meet the criteria requested by customers and are commonly used when there is a large library of products. Each company defines their own Character Class and Character Notes...
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Adding a New Market Note

Process for adding a New Market Note Go to Add a New Market Note Enter a Code for the Market Note e.g. “FLORAL” Enter a Name for the Market Note e.g. “Floral” Add a description if required Click Save Market Notes allow for more detail because multiple Market Notes can be assigned to an item.   Related Help: Market Class and Market Note Overview Adding a New Market Class   Last updated Nov 2020...
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Adding a New Application

Process for adding a New Application Go to Add a New Application Enter a Code for the application e.g. “PC/SOAP” Enter a Name for the application e.g. “Personal Care Soap” Add a description if required Add a Base Item if required Choose if the application ‘Belongs To’ another Application, such as “Personal Care” Choose if the application has ‘Belonging Applications’ such as ‘Liquid Soap’ or ‘Bar Soap’ Click Save...
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Adding a New Character Class

Process for adding a New Character Class Go to Add a New Character Class Enter a Code for the Character Class e.g. “LAV” Enter a Name for the Character Class e.g. “Lavender” Add a description if required Click Save Character Class is used as the most defining characteristic. Only one Character Class can be assigned to an item.   Related Help: Character Class and Character Notes Overview   Last updated Sept 2017...
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Adding a New Character Note

Process for adding a New Character Note Go to Add a New Character Note Enter a Code for the Character Note e.g. “LAV” Enter a Name for the Character Note e.g. “Lavender” Add a description if required Click Save Character Notes allow for more detail because multiple Character Notes can be assigned to an item.   Related Help: Character Class and Character Notes Overview   Last updated Sep 2017...
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