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Product Description

Read the CHEMINFO story - 'of substance'
Interesting Chemical facts from the creators of the CHEMINFO database.

Produced by CCOHS' occupational health and safety specialists, CHEMINFO is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date chemical occupational health and safety information resources available.


Chemical health and safety information for more than 1,700 important workplace chemicals.

Each chemical profile contains:

  • detailed evaluation and description of health, fire and reactivity hazards
  • control measures
  • hazard classifications, including WHMIS, OSHA and the European Union (EU)
  • recommendations on
    • safe work practices
    • handling and storage
    • personal protective equipment
    • accidental release
    • first aid

CHEMINFO is ideal for:

  • Employees working with chemicals
  • Health and safety committee members
  • MSDS writers, users and evaluators
  • Product safety specialists
  • Industrial hygienists
  • Toxicologists
  • Firefighters and emergency responders
  • Occupational health nurses and physicians


  • conduct workplace hazard assessments
  • prepare chemical-specific training tools for your right-to-know program
  • evaluate information provided on MSDSs
  • write MSDSs
  • develop respiratory protection and other PPE programs
  • assist emergency responders
  • develop first aid and medical programs

Subscription to CHEMINFO includes:

  • FREE technical support
  • bi-monthly e-newsletter Liaison
  • Chemical Notification Service

MSDS Management Service

CHEMINFO is available as part of the MSDS Management Service that provides you with access to a customized collection of MSDSs specific to your workplace.

Attention Academic Institutions!

CHEMINFO is available through our Academic Support Program, a collection of CCOHS OSH databases, specially designed for colleges and universities, or other degree granting institutions.

Attention Labour Training Centres!

CHEMINFO is also available through our Labour Support Program, a tool to educate trainees about occupational health and safety and the importance of a safe and healthy working environment.

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