Founded in 1980 to provide on-site evaluations of potential safety and health hazards.

Services Provided

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Industrial Health & Safety Consultants, Inc. (IH&SC) prepares Material Safety Data Sheets for manufacturers and importers of materials covered under the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard. IH&SC MSDSs are prepared by Certified Industrial Hygienists using the latest toxicology information, including the information maintained in the on-line databases operated by the National Library of Medicine, ATSDR and others. IH&SC has developed MSDS and labeling for commodity chemicals, consumer products, industrial cleaning products, medical diagnostic reagents, minerals, building materials, paints and coatings, nanotechnology products, laboratory reagents, personal care products, pharmaceuticals and pesticides.

IH&SC MSDSs are prepared in full compliance with the requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, ANSI Z-2400.1 and international standards. Our staff include recognized experts in the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) who can classify your products under the GHS and develop GHS compliant SDS and labels. World-wide adoption of the GHS is anticipated in 2008 so it is not too early to begin planning for conversion of your MSDS and labels to the GHS.

GHS
New GHS Chronic Health Symbol

Hazard labels that comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Canadian WHMIS and the EU labeling standards can be developed.   In addition, consumer product labels for the US and Canada can also be provided. Translation of MSDS and labels can be provided.

R21 Harmful in contact with skin
R34 Causes burns.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).

IH&SC also prepares MSDSs, labels and chemical compliance documentation for companies involved in export and international commerce. IH&SC has developed multi-language MSDS database programs to assist clients is serving their international customer's needs.

IH&SC prepares risk and exposure assessments for chemical products to evaluate the safety of products for the marketplace and the need for special labeling, such as California Proposition 65 warnings.

IH&SC can determine the Harmonized Tariff Codes for your chemical products.

IH&SC offers training programs on MSDS Preparation, Industrial and Consumer Chemical Labeling, the EU Classification and Labeling of Chemicals and the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

For more information contact chemicals@ih-sc.com or call (203) 929-3473.

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