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Chemistry (UNH-Durham) : Safety Data & MSDS Sheets

Resources for reference and access to information about chemistry and related sciences.

What are MSDS?

Material Safety Data Sheets or MSDS's are comprehensive information sheets on substances, prepared by the material or chemical manufacturer. These sheets provide potential hazard information, physical property data, procedures for safe use, and correct action response information in the event of an emergency spill or accident. Also referred to as Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Sites

To find a Material Safety Data Sheet on a specific substance online, try some of the sites listed below:

Safety Handbooks

Additional Safety Resources

In addition to the MSDS Sheets, you can also search for environmental health and toxicology information in some of the services below: