Safety Data Sheet Summaries

The download of a Safety Data Sheet from our website is free.

A chemical user, by law, must have , available on their premises a FULL copy of the SDS.

Should you decide to also make a copy of Pages 1&2 of the safety data sheet. Print double sided and laminate if desired. 

Click here for an example. These 2 pages may be printed double sided on a single page 

File the summary you have made yourself  at reception or where you receive goods. A file containing these summaries should have a notice on the front of the file indicating exactly where the full copy is for ready access. 

Laminated, these summaries you have made yourself from the original SDS, may be sent out by a science technician with the suite of chemicals for any particular experiment. For instance an experiment involving sodium hydroxide, would have a laminated “card” with the safety instructions for sodium hydroxide to hand in case of emergency with the full SDS available on demand from a close ,central location. You may also print and highlight eg with a yellow highlighter, what responses to make 

EG for the sodium hydroxide example above, section 2 shows:- ( the yellow highlights you may add yourself before laminating)

Hazard statement(s)

H314   Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H402   Harmful to aquatic life.


Precautionary statement(s)


P260    Do not breathe dusts or mists.

P264    Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

P273    Avoid release to the environment.

P280    Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.



P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/ Take off immediately all contaminated         clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.

P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position         comfortable for breathing.

P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.


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