Chemical Safety

Chemical Safety

Our services minimize the risks associated with using hazardous chemicals in research, teaching, and conservation labs and support facilities. We also help the lab community ensure compliance with applicable chemical use federal, state, and local regulations.

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For guidance on safely storing acids and bases, see Recommended Storage Groups for Common Acids and Bases, a new supplement to the EH&S Lab Chemical Storage Guide.

Did You Know?

In addition to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provided by manufacturers or accessible through the EH&S Safety Data Sheets tool, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a list of databases which contain acute and chronic health effect information for hazardous chemicals at NIOSH: Chemicals: Managing Chemical Safety in the Workplace.