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Safety Data Sheets
Safety Data Sheets (formerly known as Material Safety Data Sheets, or MSDS) are the hazard communication tools that provide details on all important aspects of hazardous agents use, handling, and storage.
To conduct a search for a chemical Safety Data Sheet, click on "Environmental Health and Safety Department SDS Vault" below. Navigation instructions (.pdf) and a link to the Actio SDS vault are both located on the Environmental Health and Safety Department site. Specific inventories for Research labs can be found by selecting the "Research" location, then selecting the appropriate PI from the drop down menu.
Pathogen Safety Data Sheets for infectious agents are also available.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
National Institutes of Health - Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules