MSDS, or Material Safety Data Sheets, are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, for all hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Solvents, commercial cleaning products and even copier toner have certain properties that require specific instructions for managing skin contact, inhalation, ingestion, combustion and spills.
Read to reduce risk
MSDS are presented in a straightforward, easy-to-read format designed for anyone to understand. While there is no set template for the look of an MSDS, each sheet includes the properties of the chemical and what should occur in the case of emergency:
MSDS and the law