Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 16:39:04 -0700
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From: "Russell Vernon, Ph.D." <russell**At_Symbol_Here**UCR.EDU>
Subject: Re: Question about regulations
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Hi Karen,
Can you provide us with an exact quote of the citation?
Russell.Vernon **At_Symbol_Here**

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On Jun 10, 2010, at 2:14 PM, "Humphrey, Karalyn J."  wrote:

> Hello,
> My name is Karen Humphrey and I'm the safety officer for Baylor's  
> Chemistry Department.  I'm trying to sort out the violations we  
> received from an EPA audit that was done recently.  One of the  
> violations that we received was for not having the proper  
> documentation for new chemicals made by our research groups involved  
> with synthesis.
> Do any of you have experience with the documentation required for  
> newly synthesized chemicals?  All of the chemicals are for research  
> and development purposes, and all are in small quantities.   
> According to the regulations, as I understand them, we have to  
> provide notice of health risks that may be associated with exposure  
> to these newly synthesized chemicals.  But how?  Do we need to  
> generate some kind of MSDS, or is there a labeling system that is  
> used?
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> Karen Humphrey

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