What is a Safety Data Sheet?

Farmer Reading Safety Data Sheet


A Safety Data Sheet (SDS), previously called a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), is a document that provides information on the properties of hazardous chemicals and how they affect health and safety in the workplace.


For example an SDS includes information on:

  • The identity of the chemical.
  • Health and physicochemical hazards.
  • Safe handling and storage procedures.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Disposal considerations.

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