Primera announces 'All-In-One' system for GHS compliance labeling.

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Primera Technology, Inc., a global manufacturer of specialty printers, has announced an all-in-one system for GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) and chemical labeling.

The LX-Series pigmented ink and CX-Series toner are now BS5609 (Marine Immersion Label testing standard) certified when printed on BS5609 approved materials. Smithers Pira, a global authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains, tested three materials (previously approved for BS5609) with GHS text, coloring and pictograms. The testing included print key effectiveness, abrasion resistance and permanence of print evaluations. All three materials, ink and toner passed all three categories with flying colors.

GHS is a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labeling of chemicals defining health, physical and environmental hazards. The deadline for manufacturers/distributors to adopt GHS labeling is June 1, 2015, and many are still looking for a product to easily adopt this standard. Bartender software, from Seagull...

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