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What is an SDS?. Safety Data Sheets. Formerly MSDS Required by OSHA in the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) – not effective until June 1, 2015 Standardized sections (compared to MSDS) – 16 of them Used to communicate hazards. Major Changes/Impact of GHS. > Section 2 of the SDS

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Safety data sheets
Safety Data Sheets

  • Formerly MSDS

  • Required by OSHA in the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) – not effective until June 1, 2015

  • Standardized sections (compared to MSDS) – 16 of them

  • Used to communicate hazards


Major changes impact of ghs
Major Changes/Impact of GHS

> Section 2 of the SDS

  • 9 pictograms that visually describe hazards

  • 2 signal words (danger and warning) that describe the hazards

  • 72 individual and 17 combined precautionary statements


Pictograms
Pictograms

  • Click here for a handout of the GHS Pictograms


Signal words
Signal Words

  • Two signal words; used to indicate the relative level of severity of the hazard:

    • Danger

    • Warning

  • Danger indicates a more serious hazard than warning


Hazard precautionary statements
Hazard/precautionary statements

  • Click here to see how signal words, pictograms, hazard statements, and precautionary statements come together for each hazard class


Sds section titles
SDS Section Titles

  • Identification

  • Hazard(s) identification

  • Composition/information on ingredients

  • First-aid measures

  • Fire-fighting measures

  • Accidental release measures

  • Handling and storage


Sds section titles1
SDS Section Titles

  • Exposure controls/personal protection

  • Physical and chemical properties

  • Stability and reactivity

  • Toxicological information

  • Ecological information

  • Disposal considerations

  • Transport information

  • Regulatory information

  • Other information






Who is responsible for reviewing sds
Who is responsible for reviewing SDS?

  • Anyone using a material should review the SDS first

  • Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that employees have access to SDS

  • If there is an accident involving an exposure to a hazardous materials, take a copy of the SDS to the health care provider


For additional sds information
For additional SDS information

  • UC Denver EHS website on SDS

  • SDS Hyperglossary — A search site by Interactive Learning Paradigms, inc.

  • SDS-SEARCH — A fairly comprehensive compilation of SDS databases. Includes some listed below.

  • Fisher Scientific — SDS information is available from Fisher by clicking on the Safety Information button at the end of the catalogue listing for a particular chemical substance.

  • Sigma Aldrich — Sigma Aldrich Safety Data Sheets are now available on line. You should register ahead of time for quicker access.

  • VWR Scientific - SDS sheets for VWR chemicals.

  • Vermont Safety Information Resources on the Internet (SIRI)


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