What are the 16 sections of MSDS?

Table of Contents

  • Product and Company Identification.
  • Hazards Identification.
  • Composition, Information on Ingredients.
  • First Aid Measures.
  • Fire Fighting Measures.
  • Accidental Release Measures.
  • Handling And Storage.
  • Exposure Controls, Personal Protection.

How do I create an MSDS label?

They must be written in English and contain:

  1. the name of the chemical (same as on the label)
  2. the chemical and common names of the substance.
  3. a listing of the ingredients.
  4. a statement of the ingredients that are known carcinogens or that present other known hazards.
  5. any specific hazards.

Where can I print MSDS sheets?

Government and Non-Profit Sites

Internet Site Number of SDS
PubChem US National Institutes of Health 109,000,000+
Chemspider Royal Society of Chemistry 99,000,000+
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 235,578
U.S. EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS) 100,000

What is on a MSDS label?

The MSDS lists the hazardous ingredients of a product, its physical and chemical characteristics (e.g. flammability, explosive properties), its effect on human health, the chemicals with which it can adversely react, handling precautions, the types of measures that can be used to control exposure, emergency and first …

What are Whmis labels?

WHMIS labels are your first alert about the major hazards of hazardous products. WHMIS labels also outline the basic precautions or safety steps you should take. There are two main types of WHMIS labels: supplier labels and workplace labels. A supplier label is provided for each hazardous product by the supplier.

Which of the 16 sections on the safety data sheet covers first aid?

Section 4—First-aid measures: Required first aid treatment for exposure to a chemical and the symptoms (immediate or delayed) of exposure. Section 5—Fire-fighting measures: The techniques and equipment recommended for extinguishing a fire involving the chemical and hazards that may be created during combustion.

What are 2 types of Whmis labels?

There are two main types of WHMIS labels: supplier labels and workplace labels.