Chemical Hazard Evaluations
Download the Beloit Chemical Safety Data Sheet pdf file to fill in by hand or the pdf form to fill in by typing. (You must download the file first if you want to save entries.) When filling out the form by hand, circle items to indicate or select; when typing use check boxes to select.
- Search the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC). All chemicals have the same format that takes 1 or 2 pages. The aim of this database is to promote the safe use of chemicals.
- Search the National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. On each chemical's page, see also the links
to exposure limits (IDLH). This database is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information.
- Search for a Materials Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). A variety of formats are used that vary with manufacturer and MSDS are usually many pages long. It is a US legal requirement that MSDS be available to emergency respsonders and to employees that handle potentially harmful substances in the workplace.
- Search for a chemical at Aldrich by product
name using the box at the upper right of the page. You have to know the product number (you can leave out all punctuation such as
commas or hyphens) to search for an MSDS directly. When you reach the chemicals page, click on the product number to see
physical properties and label precautions, or click on the MSDS link.
- Search for a chemical at Fisher
Scientific by entering the name, CAS number, or molecular formula in the middle box. (Sometimes its easier to enter the name in the shop products box. When you reach the chemicals page, click below the catalog number to open the SDS pdf.)
- Search for a chemical at VWR
International by entering its name as the keyword.
- Search for a chemical at Avantor Macron Baker and enter the name or CAS number.
- Search for a compressed gas at Matheson and enter the chemical name or CAS number.
- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) ratings for flammability, health, and reactivity can be found at ICSC, VWR, Aldrich, Fisher, etc.
- Check the Chemical Protective Clothing Index for glove ratings.
- Search the official U. S. Report on Carcinogens (ROC).
- View an alphabetical list from the Department of Transportation Emergency
Response Guidebook for the guide number of the class of materials to which the chemical belongs. Use the section with the orange border (pages 159-283) in the ERG to see safety precautions for that guide number.
- Search the reports from the National Toxicology Program for detailed test
Aldrich Solvent Reference Sheet pdf file
August 19, 2015
by George Lisensky