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Material Safety Data SheetA document that contains information and instructions on hazardous materials present in the workplace in the USA. MSDSs contain details about hazards and risks relevant to the substance, requirements for its safe handling, and actions required in case of fire, spill or overexposure. They are used by employers to help comply with OSHA standards and with governmental requirements.
MSDSMaterial Safety Data Sheets, see there.
Abbreviation for Material Safety Data Sheet.
material safety data sheet,
Descriptive sheet required by U.S. federal law, and by laws of other countries and states, that accompanies a chemical or a chemical mixture. The sheet provides identity of the material, physical hazards (e.g., flammability), and acute and chronic health hazards associated with contact with or exposure to the compound. It is estimated that there are almost 600,000 hazardous chemical products in American workplaces.See: right-to-know law