Useful information and background materials for safety data sheets

Useful background material and guides for safety data sheets

MSDS-Europe – Safety data sheet knowledge base


The safety data sheet knowledge base provides assistance in understanding the safety data sheet and the related regulatory requirements.


Purpose of the safety data sheet knowledge base

By creating a knowledge base, we would like to assist the work of companies using hazardous mixtures and materials.

We mainly publish such articles in the safety data sheet knowledge base category that draws attention to the basic obligations regarding safety data sheets or can be used as an immediate source of information without looking into the regulations thoroughly.

Recognizing obligations and tasks related to safety data sheets is only the first step.
Appropriate background knowledge is needed to develop a specific solution strategy to assess the adequate need for human resources or external assistance.
In case of hiring an advisory/service provider company, it is necessary to know the relevant regulations to such depth that the work performed (or the service being used) can be qualified and controlled.

Certain articles in the “Safety data sheet knowledge base” do not necessarily take into account all aspects of chemical safety – due to easier understandabilty – , and may therefore contain some “angled” statements.
In each case it is necessary to define the chemical safety related tasks specifically for the given company, and only the texts of the relevant regulations can be regarded as authentic!

Check the latest regulations on chemical safety under “Regulations on Chemical Safety “.


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