|1. Product and company identification|
- GHS product identifier.
- Other means of identification.
- Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use.
- Supplier’s details (including name, address, phone number etc).
- Emergency phone number.
- Product identity same as on label.
- Name address and telephone number of the manufacturer, distributor, employer or other responsible party.
|2. Hazards identification|
- GHS classification of the substance/mixture and any regional information.
- GHS label elements, including precautionary statements. (Hazard symbols may be provided as a graphical reproduction of the symbols in black and white or the name of the symbol, e.g., flame, skull and crossbones.)
- Other hazards which do not result in classification (e.g., dust explosion hazard) or are not covered by the GHS.
- health hazards including acute and chronic effects, listing target organs or systems
- signs & symptoms of exposure
- conditions generally recognized as aggravated by exposure
- primary routes of exposure
- if listed as a carcinogen by OSHA, IARC, NTP
- physical hazards, including the potential for fire, explosion, and reactivity
|3. Composition/in-formation on ingredients||Substance|
- Chemical identity
- Common name, synonyms, etc.
- CAS number, EC number, etc.
- Impurities and stabilizing additives which are themselves classified and which contribute to the classification of the substance.
- The chemical identity and concentration or concentration ranges of all ingredients which are hazardous within the meaning of the GHS and are present above their cut-off levels.
- Cut-off level for reproductive toxicity, carcinogenicity and category 1 mutagenicity is ³ 0.1%
- Cut-off level for all other hazard classes is ³ 1%
Note: For information on ingredients, the competent authority rules for CBI take priority over the rules for product identification
- Chemical and common name of ingredients contributing to known hazards
- For untested mixtures, the chemical & common name of ingredients at 1% or more that present a health hazard and those that present a physical hazard in the mixture
- Ingredients at 0.1% or greater, if carcinogens
|4. First-aid measures|
- Description of necessary measures, subdivided according to the different routes of exposure, i.e., inhalation, skin and eye contact and ingestion.
- Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed.
- Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary.
- emergency & first aid procedures
|5. Firefighting measures|
- Suitable (and unsuitable) extinguishing media.
- Specific hazards arising from the chemical (e.g., nature of any hazardous combustion products).
- Special protective equipment and precautions for fire-fighters.
- generally applicable control measures
- flammable property information such as flashpoint
- physical hazards including the potential for fire, explosion, and reactivity
|6. Accidental release measures|
- Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures.
- Environmental precautions.
- Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up.
- procedures for clean up of spills and leaks
|7. Handling and storage|
- Precautions for safe handling.
- Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities.
- Precautions for safe handling & use, including appropriate hygenic practices.
|8. Exposure controls/personal protection|
- Control parameters (e.g., occupational exposure limit values or biological limit values).
- Appropriate engineering controls.
- Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment.
- General applicable control measures
- appropriate engineering controls and work practices
- protective measures during maintenance & repair
- personal protective equipment
- permissible exposure levels, threshold limit values, listed by OSHA, ACGIH, or established company limits.
|9. Physical and chemical properties|
- Appearance (physical state, colour, etc.)
- Odour threshold
- melting point/freezing point
- initial boiling point and boiling range
- flash point:
- evaporation rate
- flammability (solid, gas)
- upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
- vapour pressure
- vapour density
- relative density:
- partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
- auto-ignition temperature
- decomposition temperature
- characteristics of hazardous chemicals such as vapor pressure & density.
- physical hazards including the potential for fire, explosion, and reactivity.
|10. Stability and reactivity|
- Chemical stability.
- Possibility of hazardous reactions.
- Conditions to avoid (e.g., static discharge, shock or vibration).
- Incompatible materials,
- Hazardous decomposition products.
- organic peroxides, pyrophoric, unstable # (reactive), or water-reactive hazards
- physical hazards, including reactivity and hazardous polymerization
|11. Toxicological information|
- Concise but complete and comprehensible description of the various toxicological (health) effects and the available data used to identify those effects, including:
- Information on the likely routes of exposure (inhalation, ingestion, skin and eye contact);
- Symptoms related to the physical, chemical and toxicological characteristics;
- Delayed and immediate effects and also chronic effects from short- and long-term exposure;.
- Numerical measures of toxicity (such as acute toxicity estimates).
- See also Section 2 [health hazards Including acute and chronic effects, listing target organs or systems
- signs & symptoms of exposure
- primary routes of exposure
- if listed as a carcinogen by OSHA, IARC, NTP]
|12. Ecological information|
- Ecotoxicity (aquatic and terrestrial, where available).
- Persistence and degradability
- Bioaccumulative potential
- Mobility in soil
- Other adverse effects
|13. Disposal considerations|
- Description of waste residues and information on their safe handling and methods of disposal, including any contaminated packaging.
- No present requirements,
- See section 7,
|14. Transport information|
- UN number.
- UN Proper shipping name.
- Transport Hazard class(es).
- Packing group, if applicable.
- Marine pollutant (Y/N).
- Special precautions which a user needs to be aware of or needs to comply with in connection with transport or conveyance either within or outside their premises.
|15. Regulatory information|
- Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question.
|16. Other information|
- Other information including information on preparation and revision of the SDS.
- Date of preparation of MSDS or date of last change