Safety Data Sheets, also known as SDS , are standard reference documents for chemical information and they provide working people and emergency service personnel essential information about:
- Basic physical and chemical properties of the chemical
- Correct safety procedures when storing, handling, transporting and disposing of the product
- Health hazards and impacts on the environment
- What to do in accidents and emergencies
The information provided in SDS form the basis for managing many compliance requirements regarding the storage, handling, transport and disposal of the product, as well as managing risks that chemical products impose.