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Our experienced team of scientists and regulatory members will work together to create your SDS (Safety Data Sheet) and meet your needs on-time and on budget. Whether you are introducing new products, updating your existing (M)SDS according to GHS, or if you are expanding your business overseas, you may require to author, update, or revise your SDS.
The information provided below should not be considered an official document for preparation of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and is collected as overall guidance for a GHS-SDS.
If you are supplying a product with a physical, environmental, and health-related hazards and need to generate SDS, we have the expertise to assist you.
You need SDS if your product falls under any of the followings.
- Acute toxicant
- Corossive or irritant to skin
- Causes serious eye damage
- Sensitizer to the skin or the respiratory system
- Reproductive toxicant
- Specific Target Organ Toxicant (single/ repeated exposure)
- Aspiration hazards
- Call (877) 308-7411 for other less-common senarios.
SDS must contain:
A SDS must contain information on the safe storage, handling and disposal of the substance or a mixture. An SDS contains information on the potential health effects of exposure and how to work safely with the substance or mixture. Also it contains hazards information derived from physicochemical proper tie or environmental effects, on the use, storage, handling and emergency responses.
The information in the SDS shall be written in a clear and concise manner. Information presented in the SDS should be provided with the workplace audience firmly in mind. However, it should be considered that all or part of the SDS can be used to inform workers, employers, health and safety professionals, emergency personnel, relevant government agencies, SDS well as members of the community.
A Standard 16 section SDS should contain all following heather and any of applicable corresponding sub-headings:
- Hazards identification
- Composition/ information on ingredients
- First-aid measures
- Fire-fighting measures
- Accidental release measures
- Handling and storage
- Exposure controls/personal protection
- Physical and chemical properties
- Stability and reactivity
- Toxicological information
- Ecological information
- Disposal considerations
- Transport information
- Regulatory information
- Other information
Language and tone
Language used in the SDS should be simple, clear and precise, avoid jargon, acronyms and abbreviations. Phrases such as ”may be dangerous”, “No health effects”, “safe under most conditions of use” or “harmless” are not recommended.
An SDS should clearly indicate the date of issue, revision date, revision number, supersedes date and page numbers.