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    Minimum information on an MSDS should include:

    October 1, 2009

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    • Identification of the substance or mixture and of the supplier
    • Hazard identification, which includes classification of the substance or mixture and any national or regional information; and label elements, including precautionary statements and hazard symbols
    • Composition and information on ingredients
    • First aid measures
    • Firefighting measures
    • Accidental release measures
    • Handling and storage
    • Exposure controls/personal protection
    • Physical and chemical properties
    • Stability and reactivity
    • Toxicological information
    • Ecological information
    • Disposal considerations
    • Transport information
    • Regulatory information
    • Other information including information on preparation and revision of an MSDS

    Source: OSHA

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