MSDS

MSDS

  • Primary means for getting detailed chemical safety information.
  • Must be readily available to all employees in their work areas on all shifts for the hazardous chemicals in their work areas.
  • Will explain:
    • Chemical identity
    • Physical and chemical characteristics
    • Primary routes of entry
    • PEL, TLV, other exposure limits
    • If the chemical is a carcinogen
    • Precautions for safe use and handling
    • Recommended engineering controls
    • First aid procedures
    • Contact information for a responsible party(manufacturer, supplier or importer)
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