OSHA and the Texas Hazard Communication Act require the University to provide a Material Safety Data Sheet (hereafter MSDS) on each chemical on campus. A MSDS binder is located in every lab and has MSDS of all chemical that is in or will likely be in the lab over the course of the year. The information included on an MSDS is the name, substance identification, components, physical data, fire and explosion data, toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, spill procedures, storage computability and protective equipment required. Regulations do not state a form for this data to be presented in so there is some verity in the presentation. Below is a link to the UTPB MSDS library, several non affiliated sites and some of the chemical manufactures we use.
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Links to other MSDS Libraries
MSDS and SDS have many terms and abbreviations. This guide has been developed to assist in finding definitions and explanation of these terms. While expansive it is not inclusive of all terms. As always if you have a question that is not answered please feel free to contact EH&S at either EHS@utpb.edu or by phone 432-552-3778 for assistance.
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Links to Manufactures MSDS web sites.