Instant access to chemical information
Find Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for chemical products, or detailed information on individual chemicals – all without leaving your desktop.
MSDS is a comprehensive database of more than 310,000 Material Safety Data Sheets, obtained directly from 2,000 North American manufacturers and suppliers. We invite you to view our extensive List of Companies.
Each Material Safety Data Sheet is presented exactly as provided by the manufacturer/supplier and contains:
- chemical and physical properties
- health hazards
- first aid recommendations
- personal protection
- fire and reactivity data
- spill and disposal procedures
- storage and handling
On average, over 60,000 records are added or replaced each quarter.
MSDS is ideal for:
- Health and safety committees
- Product safety specialists
- Industrial hygienists
- Environmental, health and safety coordinators
- Regulatory affairs personnel
- Firefighters and emergency responders
- Occupational health nurses and physicians
Your annual subscription to MSDS also includes:
- Monthly Web updates
- FREE technical support
- bi-monthly e-newsletter Liaison
- Chemical Notification Service
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What our clients are saying...
“CCOHS databases provide information on a wide variety of topics - I use mine almost everyday. The information is extremely beneficial, not only because it is comprehensive and up-to-date, but because it is continually updated.”
MARY LOU BROCK
MSDS Coordinator, Caledon Labs
The FTSS database, containing more than 130,000 French language material safety data sheets, is available separately, or as part of a combo package, via the Web. Contact CCOHS Client Services for details.
MSDS Management Service
The MSDS Management Service that provides you with access to a customized collection of MSDSs specific to your workplace.
Attention Academic Institutions!
MSDS and FTSS are also 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!
MSDS 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 workplace.