Please note that most software updates will require a passkey. Passkeys are supplied free-of-charge to all current support contract holders and can be obtained by calling the IT department on 0113 2031950.

*** LATEST *** ADR2017 now available – See Database section


FOR INSTALLING ON A NEW COMPUTER ONLY (requires Registered Name and Passkey)
For updates to existing installations, see next section.

Full Install
Full Version 1.19 – CHIP ONLY

The latest full non-GHS version for installing on new computers.

GHS Upgrade
Version 1.50 Upgrade

Upgrade CHIP ONLY version to CHIP/GHS.

Full Install
Full Version 1.50 – CHIP/GHS

The latest full GHS version for installing on new computers.

Version 1.50 Norwegian Phrases

Norwegian P and H phrases were not available at the time of first release of our Version 1.50 upgrade. Users who purchased a multi-language variant of version 1.5 may download and run this installer to add them now.
REQUIRES PASSKEY – Please contact Hibiscus PLC (free to all applicable users).

GHS Symbols
GHS symbols Patch

Due to a bug in the GHS/CHIP version installer (which has now been corrected), some early installations may have GHS symbols missing. To add the GHS symbols to your installation, please download and run this patch. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Cumulative Updates include all features covered in all updates back to and including the update version indicated – ie. you may omit the prior updates back to and including the indicated update version.
Break Points indicate where features of previous updates cease to be included in the current update, therefore it is recommended to ensure that you have installed the last cumulative update before a break point prior to proceeding beyond a break point.

Critical Updates are mandatory as failure to install may affect software functionality and/or may cause problems on future updates. 
Non-Critical Updates are optional but add features that certain users may find desireable.

To Download Right-click on the link then choose ‘Save Link as’ or ‘Save Target as’ (depending on your web browser).

GHS Version

Extend number of CLP Pictograms
Break Point

This update extends the number of GHS pictograms allowed on a label to six.
This update applies to systems already upready upgraded to version 1.5 ONLY


Software Update
Critical update 1.19
Cumulative from 1.18

Adds new Dangerous to the Environment Diamond.

Software Update
Non-Critical update 1.18
Break Point

Adds new UN Numbers
This update is a break-point – does not install all features of previous updates.


Software Update
Critical update 1.17
Cumulative from 1.12

Corrects an error where batch-numbering did not work correctly when counting down.

Database Updates

Phrases Updates
(EU) No 487/2013
Release Notes

This update will apply changes published in COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 487/2013 to the H and P phrase lists in all EU languages applicable to the user installation.
We strongly recommend reading the accompanying release notes before applying this update

This update will add the entire 2015 ADR list (labelling for transport) as a separate section in your database. NB: Previous ADR, if present, will not be removed – contact Hibiscus PLC for removal instructions if required.

These updates apply to customers who chose to include the optional CLP list of Classified substances in their copy of the software and will apply corrections/amendments to that labelling data as advised in the documents EU Commission Regulations indicated above (newest first).
WARNING – All H phrases on affected substance records will be reset to those specified in the applicable Commission Regulation. User added and/or amended H phrases will be removed or reset to the unmodified originals.

NB: All of the above are free of charge to all users holding software support contracts and are supplied as is, i.e. without any warranty or assurance. These updates are designed to save user input and although they have been compiled with the greatest care should be carefully checked by the user before first use.
Please contact Hibiscus PLC IT Support for installation instructions.

Optional Modules

ODBC Repair Tool
Romanian language add-on for multi-lingual versions.
Free Module

Programs to backup and restore your essential Hibsoft Labelling files to/from another drive (ie. pocket usb stick).
Free Module


ODBC Repair Tool
This program repairs broken ODBC links – may occur when logging on to a computer as a different user or if changes are made to your network configuration.


Quick summary guides on operating the software.

Full manuals on operating the software (included in standard installs).