Safety Data Sheet

The department on Environmental Health and Safety maintains Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all chemicals at Binghamton University in accordance to the Hazard Communication Program.  It is recommended that all labs maintain hard copies of MSDS specific to their lab.  During an emergency Principal Investigators must be able to provide emergency personnel a copy of the MSDS.  Anyone working with a chemical must have access to the MSDS for that chemical.   

How to obtain a Safety Data Sheet 

  1. Request an SDS when ordering new chemicals (send copy to EH&S)
  2. Contact the chemical manufacturer
  3. Use the web
  4. Contact you supervisor
  5. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 7-2211

SDS Sites


Fisher Scientific


SDS Search

SDS HyperGlossary


Science Lab

Other Information

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

2012 Emergency Response Guidebook

International Chemical Safety Cards

Last Updated: 4/20/16