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CCD (ChemExper Chemical Directory)
By ChemExper. Search for information about chemical products (physical and chemical characteristics, structure, MSDS etc.).
By Chemcas. Search 250,000+ MSDS by chemical name, CAS number, chemical property, or molecular formula.
Chemical Safety Data Sheets App -- ICSC
By ThatsMyStapler Inc.. This iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad app displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO). ICSCs summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.
Hazard Communication Standard Guidance
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA has prepared a number of materials that explain the new changes to the requirements of the HCS, including a list of frequently asked questions, QuickCards, fact sheets on Safety Data Sheets and Labeling, a webinar that provides an overview of the rule and a downloadable PowerPoint presentation.
MediaLab OSHA Chemical Hygiene
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course explains the Haz-Com standard as it relates to laboratory work; explains the NFPA diamond; explains each section of the MSDS; and explains basic laboratory common sense rules.
MSDS Mobile App
By Kelleher, Helmrich and Associates, Inc. (KHA). Search and view MSDSs/SDSs with this app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Add an unlimited number of frequently referenced MSDSs to your personal binder. Forward complete MSDSs by fax, e-mail or SMS (text message); or share the MSDS that you use by Tweet or Facebook post.
By Envirocare International Incorporated. Access over 1,000,000 Material Safety Data Sheets.
By MSDS Solutions. Free online MSDS database [registration is required].
By Actio Corporation. MSDSXchange is a reference collection of chemical manufacturer and distributor listings. Search by manufacturer, distributor or area of production to find the web site of the manufacturer or distributor and MSDS repository when available. Also search for MSDSs using CAS number and/or chemical name. It includes over 1 million manufacturer's original material safety data sheets (MSDS).
NetMSDS MSDS Database
By Conform-Action Data Systems. Online searchable MSDS database featuring dynamically generated HTML and PDF MSDSs and labels in English and French. MSDSs are simultaneously available in OSHA, ANSI, and WHMIS formats.
OSHA Search Page
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Search the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) web site.
Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
By New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets available by chemical name in an Adobe PDF format.
By United Steelworkers. The USW Safety iPhone/iPad app is designed as an easy and accessible chemical safety reference for workers. Search the New Jersey Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) database by chemical name, DOT number, CAS number, or RTK Substance number to view the entire fact sheet. This includes information on workplace exposure limits, health hazards, workplace controls, personal protective equipment, handling and storage, and emergency information. Flip through an electronic version of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards or search for a chemical by name in the index to view its properties, exposure limits, recommended personal protective equipment and first aid. A US Department of Labor Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winner in January 2013.
Vermont SIRI MSDS (Interactive)
By Vermont Safety Information Resources Inc. (SIRI). Search for MSDSs by company, product, CAS, or NSN. Also search for toxicity data by chemical name, CAS number, or RTECS number.
UL The Wercs
By UL. After three decades serving marquee clients in all industries, UL The Wercs is the chosen solution for Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring and global supply chain compliance — simplifying every regulatory challenge from GHS to REACH. UL The Wercs is backed by decades of experience in regulatory compliance — and more than a century of setting global standards in safety science.
Safeware Quasar – Complete GHS Solutions
By Safeware Quasar Limited. Safeware Quasar provides high quality software and consultancy for GHS compliance across the world. We support companies involved with manufacturing, importing, using, storing and/or distributing chemical products to accurately classify chemicals, author, manage and distribute MSDSs, and produce chemical hazard labels in multiple jurisdictions and translations.
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