SAFETY DATA SHEETS / PRODUCT LITERATURE

SDS is a term that stands for "Safety Data Sheet" and is a form with data regarding the properties of a particular substance. The information provided is designed to provide workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for working with and handling our products in a safe manner. These sheets provide information about a product's physical data such as flash point, appearance, health effects and first aid. Please use the list below to access SDS and additional information for products that we provide and support.


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GHS (Global Harmonizing System) FAQS:

What are my responsibilities as an employer to be in compliance with GHS?

*Employers are responsible for ensuring that employees know and understand that hazards associated with chemicals being used in the workplace. To accomplish this task, employers should take the following steps:

                  -Learn the Hazard Communication Standard 2012, and identify responsible staff
                  -Prepare and implement a written Hazard Communication Program
                  -Ensure all containers are properly labeled
                  -Maintain Safety Data Sheets
                  -Inform and train employees
                  -Evaluate and reassess program

Do all products need to have new GHS-compliant labels?

No. Products which are classified as hard surface disinfectants and sanitizers, hand sanitizers and antibacterial soaps, cosmetics and hand soaps, and consumer products are regulated by other agencies (such as EPA, FDA and CPSC) and are exempt from GHS labeling requirements.

What is the difference between a "new" GHS label and an "old" label?


The most noticeable are that a new label will most likely have a pictogram (or pictograms) and a signal work or either "Warning" or "Danger" to identify potential hazards. However, not all products contain materials which will trigger the need for a pictogram or signal word.

Do all "new" GHS labels have pictograms and signal words?


Not necessarily. Only products which contain materials in sufficient quantity to pose a potential hazard are required to include a pictogram or signal word.

Click here for OSHA Quick Cards: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/HazComm_QuickCard_Pictogram.html

Click here for a list of Employer Responsibilities: https://www.osha.gov/as/opa/worker/employer-responsibility.html

 

Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) Pictograms

Health Hazard

Flame

Exclamation Mark

*Carcinogen *Mutagenicity *Reproductive Toxicity

*Respiratory Sensitizer *Target Organ Toxicity

*Aspiration Toxicity

*Flammables *Pyrophorics *Self-Heating

*Emits Flammable Gas * Self-Reactive

*Organic Peroxides

*Irritant (skin & eye) *Skin sensitizer

*Acute Toxicity (harmful) * Narcotic effects

*Respiratory Tract Irritant *Hazard to Ozone Layer

 

 

 

Gas Cylinder

Corrosion

Exploding Bomb

*Gases Under Pressure

*Skin Corrosion/Burns * Eye Damage

*Corrosive to Metals

 

*Explosives *Self-Reactives *Organic Peroxides

 

 

 

Flame Over Circle

Environment (Non-Mandatory)

Skull and Crossbones

*Oxidizers

*Aquatic Toxicity

*Acute Toxicity (fatal or toxic)

 

*If you are looking for a Safety Data Sheet or Product Literature and you do not find it listed here or if you have any questions regarding GHS, please contact one of our Customer Service Reps at 800-252-3903 or e-mail lizl@alleghenysupply.com and we will be glad to help you!