Material Safety Data Sheets provide handling and safety information for chemicals. This information is intended for employers and employees whose workplace provides extended or continued contact with the chemical.
Information about household products geared toward the consumer can be found at the National Library of Medicine's Household Products Database (http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/index.htm)
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The typical MSDS contains the following information:
Identification: tradenames and synonyms, registry numbers, molecular formula and structure, molecular weight, chemical family, and ingredients and/or components.
Physical Data: boiling point, melting point, density and/or specific gravity, vapor pressure, solubilities, pH, threshold limits, volatility, viscosity and physical description of the substance.
Fire and Explosion: flash point, flammability, explosive limits, autoignition temperature, firefighting procedures/techniques.
Toxicity, Health Effects and First Aid: exposure limits, lethal dose, carcenogenic data, effects on the body, antidotes and first aid treatment.
Reactivity: stability, incompatibility, decomposition, polymerization.
Storage, Disposal and Transportation: procedures, protective equipment, DOT regulations.
Contains regulatory and handling information, physical data and toxicity hazards about pure chemicals sold by the Sigma, Aldrich and Fluka manufacturers.
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