Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)


Material safety data sheets (MSDS) are product safety information sheets prepared by manufacturers and marketers of chemical products. MSDS contain information on toxicity, first aid, personal protection controls, storage and handling precautions spill and leak cleanup and disposal practices, transportation, physical data and reactivity data.

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available to UW- La Crosse employees and students through the following electronic resources. UW-La Crosse employees and students who are not able to locate an MSDS electronically, can request a copy by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Office, Graff Main Hall 235. UW-La Crosse does not provide MSDS's to personnel who are not employed or enrolled for courses at UW-La Crosse.

UW-L and UW-System Sites

  • UW-System MSDS Database: This keyword searchable database contains over 90,000 MSDS. (Accessible for UW Employees and Students Only.)

  • UW-La Crosse MSDS List: This database contains an inventory of all MSDS available at UW-La Crosse. UW-La Crosse employees and students can request copies of these documents by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Office. UW-La Crosse personnel who receive MSDS should send a copy to the Environmental Health and Safety Office, located in Graff Main Hall, room 235.
  • UW-Madison: This link provides data and site links related to hazardous chemicals used in academic and research laboratories.

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