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Safety Data

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

An MSDS gives information on chemical products and companies, first aid, toxicity, chemical properties, exposures and protection, instructions on handling and storage, and additional information on regulations and transportation restrictions. The MSDS for a chemical substance can be searched by chemical name or CAS Registry Number. Many sites provide MSDS information.

 

TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)

TOXNET is a group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology. It is managed by the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) in the Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

 

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials has become the primary source for those who need to evaluate the hazardous potential of substances used in commerce. Sax's is the only reference that combines data on toxicology, flammability, reactivity, explosive potential, and regularity information for over 28,000 substances.

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