How to Properly Identify Materials and Its Hazards

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What are the components of section 1 of the MSDS, where can you find emergency telephone numbers, where can you find information about the hazards of the materials, what section discusses the ingredients in the chemical and its composition.

Video Transcript

The first section identify the substance or mixture by product name, its recommended uses and provides the supplier’s contact information including address and phone number. GHS hazard classification for the substance or mixture along with hazards not covered by the GHS such as dust explosion, elements from the container label such as precaution statement and hazards symbols also appears on this section. The materials chemical identity is listed along with its common name and such identifiers as CAS & EC numbers, if a product is a mixture all hazardous ingredients are listed along with their concentrations.