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Does the EPA prepare or maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)?

The EPA does not prepare or maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs).

You can view the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Recommended Format for Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) online at: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3514.html . A sample MSDS form can be found on OSHA’s website here: https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=DIRECTIVES&p_id=1552 

For more clarification on the process and requirements for developing an MSDS sheet you may contact the OSHA: https://www.osha.gov/html/Feed_Back.html

You can also search for information about MSDSs on the following Web pages:

Maricopa County, Arizona: MSDS Links

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): MSDS Locator Page

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Environment, Health and Safety Division: MSDS

MSDSSEARCH: The National MSDS Repository

Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational and Safety Health

National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services: Household Products Database

External Links Disclaimer: Please be aware that links to non-EPA sites do not imply any official EPA endorsement. Furthermore, EPA does not accept any responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data or products presented at those locations, or guarantee the validity of the information provided. EPA does not guarantee the suitability of the information for any specific purpose. 

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  • Topic #: 23002-15637
  • Date Created: 11/5/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 9/16/2014
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