From: ILPI <info**At_Symbol_Here**ILPI.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] legal question on MSDS's
Date: June 8, 2012 8:15:38 AM EDT
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MSDS's are not for consumer use.  See our discussions at

See the middle of that last link for information about retail stores like Home Depot.

As far as MSDS's for pesticides go, we have a list of some general and specific sites for pesticide MSDS's and labels.  The first two under this section are particularly useful:

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On Jun 6, 2012, at 7:34 PM, Dave Roberts wrote:

What can I say, it's summer so I have time to catch up on some things that have been building.

How does it work if a bug killing company (removing termites or whatever) applies something in a household, and then gives an MSDS to the home owners?  While I appreciate that they are warning them of the hazards, what is the reason for doing such a thing?  Are they required to warn people of the hazards, and are people expected to understand what these documents mean?  I don't remember ever receiving an MSDS when I bought something from a hardware store (though I know I could get one, and of course I would know what it means, but I don't think my dad would - but he would know who to ask).

Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.  I have been asked a question on this and wanted to know some thoughts.

Thanks so much

Dave (again)

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