Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) must contain the following:
– An identification that includes the product identifier, distributer or manufacturer name.
– The manufacturers, identifier of distributers, address, phone number, emergency phone number, the recommended use, and the restrictions of use.
– The hazard identification, which includes all hazards regarding the chemical with the required label elements.
– Both the composition and information on ingredients. This includes information about the chemical ingredients and any trade secret claims.
– The first-aid measures including important symptoms or effects, (both acute and delayed), and the required treatment.
– Fire-fighting measures that include, extinguishing techniques and equipment, as well as chemical hazards from fire.
– Accidental release measures that include, emergency procedures, protective equipment, and proper methods of containment and cleanup.
– Handling and storage includes precautions for safe handling and storage, including incompatibilities.
– Stability and reactivity include chemical stability and possibility of hazardous reactions.
– Both physical and chemical properties include the chemical’s characteristics.
– Toxicological information that includes routes of exposure, related symptoms, and numerical measures of toxicity.
– Disposal considerations
– Transport information
– Regulatory information
– Ecological Information
– The exposure controls and personal protection. This includes OSHA’S permissible exposure limits (PELs) etc.
– Other information that includes the date of preparation or last revision.