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Document ID (ISN)102694
CIS number 03-1823
ISBN(s) 9971-67-931-2
Year 2003
Convention or series no. Singapore Standard CP 98:2003
Title Code of practice for preparation and use of material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Bibliographic information Singapore Productivity and Standards Board, 1 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118221, Republic of Singapore, 2003. 69p. Illus. Price: SGD 60.00.
Abstract This code gives recommendations for the preparation, review, (re)issue and use of material safety data sheets (MSDS). It covers the responsibility of the suppliers and manufacturers of chemical substances and preparations in the compilation and completion of an MSDS, and that of users (employers and employees) to make use of the information in the MSDS to prevent unnecessary exposure to persons in the workplace and community. In the annex: equivalents of the international R and S phrases are given in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Singapore; plant safety and health organization; warning notices; chemical products
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; responsibilities; disposal of harmful waste; legal aspects; stability; handling and storage; transport of materials; exposure evaluation; first aid; ecotoxicology; spills; hazard identification; glossary; directive; standard; fire fighting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals