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Safety Data Sheets

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are documents which provide detailed information about a chemical's hazards and how to work with each chemical safely.

Each chemical manufacturer or importer is required to provide an MSDS for all of their chemicals. Employees have the right to immediately access any MSDS for chemicals used in the workplace.

MSDS are available from:

The Manufacturer - Each chemical manufacturer is required to provide an MSDS at the time of purchase.

Free links from the Risk Management website - Risk Management also provides links to free online sites with MSDS and Chemical Safety Databases.

Environmental Health and Safety - If the above sources prove unsuccessful in obtaining an MSDS, please contact the office of Environmental Health and Safety at 812-465-7003.


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