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Document ID (ISN)100260
CIS number 02-1168
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Material safety data sheets
Bibliographic information Ministry of Manpower, Occupational Health Department, 18 Havelock Road #05-01, Singapore 059764, Republic of Singapore, [c2000]. 8p. Illus.
Abstract Many chemicals used in industry are hazardous and harmful to health. The purpose of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) is to provide information on the safe use of hazardous substances and the emergency measures to be followed in the event of accidents. This information leaflet describes outlines the main components of MSDSs: chemical identity; information on ingredients; hazard identification (toxic, corrosive or flammable substances); danger symbols; physical and chemical properties; toxicological information; environmental protection information; first-aid measures; fire fighting; spillage and accidental release; handling and storage; exposure control and personal protection; disposal information; transport; Singapore legislation.
Descriptors (primary) Singapore; plant safety and health organization; data sheet; warning notices
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; toxicology; transport; labelling; safety guides; first aid; personal protective equipment; danger symbols; legislation; waste disposal
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals