From: Monona Rossol <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] SDS for plant services items purchased at hardware store etc
Date: February 10, 2013 9:22:07 AM EST
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This section of the FHSA was just at issue in one of the B'way theaters makeup and hair department where consumer products are used, but used in far greater quantities than a consumer would use.  So MSDSs are needed.  And hooray for the SDS as it is structured in the EU where section 11 lists either the results of toxicity tests or says "no data available."   OSHA finked out on us and is letting manufacturers still use those misleading phrases that were specifically prohibited by the UN Purple Book template, like "not listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP and OSHA" which means:  "no data available."   The manufacturers know damn well consumers will interpret the first statement to mean it is NOT a carcinogen.
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
President:  Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE
181 Thompson St., #23
New York, NY 10012     212-777-0062

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Einolf <dave**At_Symbol_Here**ENDEAVOUREHS.COM>
Sent: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 9:07 am
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] SDS for plant services items purchased at hardware store etc

This section does not apply to:


Any consumer product or hazardous substance, as those terms are defined in
the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2051 et seq.) and Federal
Hazardous Substances Act (15 U.S.C. 1261 et seq.) respectively, where the
employer can show that it is used in the workplace for the purpose intended
by the chemical manufacturer or importer of the product, and the use results
in a duration and frequency of exposure which is not greater than the range
of exposures that could reasonably be experienced by consumers when used for
the purpose intended;

Up to you to make the decision about the duration and frequency of exposure..

Best get an SDS.  Try  =96 a pretty comprehensive


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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of
Teresa Arnold
Sent: Saturday, February 9, 2013 5:53 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] SDS for plant services items purchased at hardware store

What are the regulations for MSDS (SDS) for items that are purchased at the
store.  For example, items purchased at the hardware store for plant
services..... paint, fertilizer, etc...

Thanks for the info!

Teresa Arnold
George Fox University
Biology-Chemistry Lab Coordinator

Fax: 503-554-3884

414 N. Meridian St.  #6144
Newberg, OR  97132

Current Board Member of the National Association of Scientific Materials

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