Hazardous ingredients

Physical and chemical properties

Fire and explosion data


Health effects and first aid

Stability and reactivity

Shipping data

Spill, leak, and disposal procedures

Personal protective equipment

Handling and storage

Employees should become familiar with each MSDS so that they know where to look in the event of an emergency.

Fume hoods (Figure 4-3) are provided in the laboratory to prevent inhalation of toxic fumes. Fume hoods protect against chemical odor by exhausting air to the outside but are not HEPA-filtered to trap pathogenic microorganisms. It is important to remember that a BSC is not a fume hood. Work with toxic or noxious chemicals should always be done in a fume hood or when wearing a fume mask. Spills should be deaned up using a fume mask, gloves, impervious (impenetrable to moisture) apron, and goggles. Add and alkaline, flammable, and radioactive spill kits are available to assist in rendering any chemical spills harmless.

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