Chemical Labeling

A Systems Approach to Chemical Labeling

Today’s requirements for accurate label content are more complex than ever before. Key factors driving this complexity may include industry compliance, customer requirements, international regulations, and internal content requirements to name a few.

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  • ERP - Order, product and production information

  • Safety - Warning and handling instructions based on ingredients

  • Regulatory - Encompassing safety and regulatory information for GHS, DOT, NFPA, WHMIS and the like

  • Brand- Logos and private label requirements

Adaptive Data takes a systems approach to chemical labeling. “It’s all about making it easier for the operators to print complete and accurate labels by taking information from multiple sources and integrating them into a single platform for chemical labeling”, says Mike Barker of ADI”. That platform is ADI POWERPRINT.

But don’t take our word for it. Read the case study showcasing our solution at a Specialty Chemical Manufacturer in Ohio. The Company’s Regulatory Specialist asked, “How do we do this better?” The answer . . . a streamlined label printing process that saved them time and money.

With required information coming from a number of sources, getting it right every time can be time consuming and errors can be costly. This is providing a reason for industry to re-examine their labeling and data management practices and what they’re discovering is looking at label printing as a system rather than a stand-alone activity is providing opportunities to reduce cost, reduce waste and save time.

Drum Labels

Label Materials and Adhesives

GHS Label

So you’ve got your labeling processes in order, on to the label. Whether you’re printing drums labels with a laser, inkjet, or thermal transfer printer, ADI can provide high-performance, competitively priced labels that meet any chemical labeling requirement.

We offer label materials suitable for metal, painted metal and plastic surfaces. A specially formulated drum adhesive is available on several materials.

  • BOPP - Biaxially oriented polypropylene

  • Vinyl

  • Kimdura

  • Polyester


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On-Demand Chemical Label Printers

Epson C831 Color Label Printer

4-Color, 8.5" Wide Printing

The Epson C831 inkjet printer is the go-to printer for large format GHS chemical labeling.  The C831 offers flexibility when it comes to chemical and drum labeling requirements, printing durable labels and tags that can withstand the harshest environments.

  • 4 color CMYK / meets BS5609 certification

  • 8.5 inch wide

  • Up to 13.6 pages per minute / 360 x 360 dpi 8" wide mode

  • Rear tractor fed

Click here for the Epson C831 Printer Datasheet

4-Color 4" Wide Printing

Epson 7500G Color Label Printer

For high volume, 4" wide color printing, the Epson C7500 can't be beat.  The C7500 is fast with print speeds up to 11.8 inches per second.  Perfect for high- volume, on-demand color label printing.

  • 4 color CMYK / meets BS5609 certification

  • Media width: 2.0" - 4.25"

  • Print speed: Up to 11.8 inches per second / 1200 x 600 dpi

  • Roll

Click here for the Epson C7500 Datasheet

Click here for the Epson C7500G Datasheet

The Epson C3500 4-color printer offers versatility for printing on-demand color labels.

Epson C3500 Color Label Printer
  • 4 color CMYK / meets BS5609 certification

  • 4.1 inch wide

  • Up to 4 inches per second / 360 x 360 dpi

  • Roll or fanfold, die cut or continuous

Click here for the  Epson C3500 Datasheet


Printing Chemical Labels

Chemical labeling is complicated, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you’re:

  • Printing labels from a large number of PDF or Word files

  • Batch printing product labels

  • Manually entering label data?

  • Having difficulty collecting data from multiple sources?

  • Spending unnecessary time and money printing or reprinting labels

  • Struggling to stay in regulatory compliance?

If you answered “yes” to any of these, let us help! We can streamline and automate label design and printing and help you manage the entire label printing process more efficiently with POWERPRINT.

GHS Labels

Outlined below are GHS labeling requirements;

  1. Product Identify - Name of the product which must match exactly to the Safety Data Sheet

  2. Pictograms - Graphic giving information about the potential hazard of the product

  3. Signal Word - Descriptive word/statement that explains the potential hazard of the product. Examples "Danger" or "Warning"

  4. Hazard Statements - Explanation of the product's potential hazard

  5. Precautionary Statements - Statement that conveys information on how to prevent or minimize the negative effects of coming in contact with the product. Precautionary statements fall into 4 categories: prevention, response, storage and disposal.

  6. Supplier Information - Contact information for the manufacturer/supplier of the product including company name, address and telephone number

Label Design Software

Software is an important part of any GHS compliance solution and Bartender and Niceware label design software make it easy.  Software versions from each include GHS label templates with pictograms, signal words, hazard statements etc.  See for yourself!  Download trail versions of either software.

Bartender - trial version

Nicelabel - trial version

Printers, labels, software . . . ADI has it all and can spec a solution that meets your specific business needs!  Give us a call at 937-436-2343 and let's start the discussion on your chemical labeling solution!