What is content of MSDS or Material Safety and Data Sheet ?

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.

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