Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:13:52 -0500
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From: Peter Zavon <pzavon**At_Symbol_Here**ROCHESTER.RR.COM>
Subject: Re: FW: Blog link FYI
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At present there is no enforceable standard in the US that addresses the quality or sources of information used in any part of an MSDS.
Toxicological information on an MSDS comes from wherever the author of the MSDS can find it.  That might include the peer-reviewed journals, US and EU government sources, compilations such as the old Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, on line sources like ToxLine.  It can even come from unpublished sources and current research that may be available to the author.

Peter Zavon, CIH
Penfield, NY


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Bradley, Shelly
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] FW: Blog link FYI

Can anyone tell me where the toxicological information on an MSDS comes from?


Shelly Bradley

Instrumentation Specialist

Laboratory Development Assistant

Academic Chemical Compliance Director

Chemistry Department

Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave.

Conway, AR 72032

(501) 450-3812

Fax:  (501) 450-3829


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