Harvard University Resources
Use your HarvardKey to access the ChemWatch and CCOHS subscription services.
ChemWatch SDS Database
Use the ChemWatch SDS Database for lab, building trade, and custodial chemicals.
ChemWatch includes vendor/manufacturer or Gold SDSs (about 100,000 vetted and aggregated documents in different languages). You can narrow the fully searchable database's search scope to your own database (saved in your room/lab/area folder).
CCOHS Chemical Hazard Information Database
The CCOHS Chemical Hazard Information Database offers comprehensive chemical hazard information resources, including ChemInfo sheets and manufacturer SDSs.
Public Access Resources
ECHA Information on Chemicals
European Chemical Agency (ECHA) Information on Chemicals includes hazardous substance infocards with brief profiles that summarize and harmonize numerous manufacturers’ SDSs as compiled by the ECHA.
GESTIS International Limit Values
GESTIS International Limit Values summarizes the occupational exposure limits set by regulatory and non-regulatory organizations in different countries.
GESTIS Substance Database
The GESTIS Substance Database provides safety summaries for hazardous substances compiled by the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance.
Lab Chemical Safety Summaries (LSCC) are lab focused chemical hazard summaries.
Enter the chemical in the search field, select your choice from the results list, and select Lab Chemical Safety Sheet.