It is recommended that the information in an MSDS should be presented in 16 sections and in the order shown below :
Section 1: Identification –
Includes the product or the mixture name or identity .To include the manufacturer or distributor’s trade name, address, phone number; emergency phone number; recommended use and restrictions on use as it appears in the IBC Code ( for chemical tankers) or most recent edition of MEPC.2/ Circular.
Section 2: Hazard(s) identification –
Includes all hazards associated with the product.
Section 3: Composition/information on ingredients –
Includes information on chemical ingredients, water content, any inhibitors and denaturing agents which may be present.