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CCD (ChemExper Chemical Directory)
By ChemExper. Search for information about chemical products (physical and chemical characteristics, structure, MSDS etc.).
By Chemcas. Search 250,000+ MSDS by chemical name, CAS number, chemical property, or molecular formula.
Chemical Safety Data Sheets App -- ICSC
By ThatsMyStapler Inc.. This iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad app displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO). ICSCs summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.
By Mar-Kov Computer Systems Inc.. GHSAuth is an easy to use software tool for authoring Global Harmonized Standard (GHS) compliant Safety Data Sheet (SDS) documents and safety labels. The tool allows EH&S staff to create/author and manage GHS Data to generate SDS documents and Safety Labels for your organization. The Express version is free.
Hazard Communication Standard Guidance
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA has prepared a number of materials that explain the new changes to the requirements of the HCS, including a list of frequently asked questions, QuickCards, fact sheets on Safety Data Sheets and Labeling, a webinar that provides an overview of the rule and a downloadable PowerPoint presentation.
International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs)/CIS
By International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS). An ICSC summarizes essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.
MediaLab OSHA Chemical Hygiene
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course explains the Haz-Com standard as it relates to laboratory work; explains the NFPA diamond; explains each section of the MSDS; and explains basic laboratory common sense rules.
MSDS Mobile App
By Kelleher, Helmrich and Associates, Inc. (KHA). Search and view MSDSs/SDSs with this app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Add an unlimited number of frequently referenced MSDSs to your personal binder. Forward complete MSDSs by fax, e-mail or SMS (text message); or share the MSDS that you use by Tweet or Facebook post.
By Envirocare International Incorporated. Access over 1,000,000 Material Safety Data Sheets.
By MSDS Solutions. Free online MSDS database [registration is required].
By Actio Corporation. MSDSXchange is a reference collection of chemical manufacturer and distributor listings. Search by manufacturer, distributor or area of production to find the web site of the manufacturer or distributor and MSDS repository when available. Also search for MSDSs using CAS number and/or chemical name. It includes over 1 million manufacturer's original material safety data sheets (MSDS).
NetMSDS MSDS Database
By Conform-Action Data Systems. Online searchable MSDS database featuring dynamically generated HTML and PDF MSDSs and labels in English and French. MSDSs are simultaneously available in OSHA, ANSI, and WHMIS formats.
Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
By New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets available by chemical name in an Adobe PDF format.
By United Steelworkers. The USW Safety iPhone/iPad app is designed as an easy and accessible chemical safety reference for workers. Search the New Jersey Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) database by chemical name, DOT number, CAS number, or RTK Substance number to view the entire fact sheet. This includes information on workplace exposure limits, health hazards, workplace controls, personal protective equipment, handling and storage, and emergency information. Flip through an electronic version of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards or search for a chemical by name in the index to view its properties, exposure limits, recommended personal protective equipment and first aid. A US Department of Labor Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winner in January 2013.
Vermont SIRI MSDS (Interactive)
By Vermont Safety Information Resources Inc. (SIRI). Search for MSDSs by company, product, CAS, or NSN. Also search for toxicity data by chemical name, CAS number, or RTECS number.
By 3E Company. 3E Company provides online access to hazardous material inventory and associated MSDSs 24-7-365 through an easy-to-use web browser interface. Offers site-specific MSDS management to track the location of your inventory with easy-to-use features including MSDS search, inventory management, and regulated chemical lists. Can be customized with Classification, SARA Candidate Lists, Labeling Modules, Chemical Approval, and Customer Proprietary Documents. Also includes MSDS On Demand program for backup in the event no Internet connection is available.
3E MSDS Inventory Management Service
By 3E Company. 3E Company's MSDS Inventory Management service features inventory management by location/site. This allows you to track and access your chemical inventory for multiple locations and also includes 24-7-365 access to 3E Spill Hotline, 3E Poison & Exposure, and 3E MSDS On Demand.