From: James Keating <jameskeating1944**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Query on (M)SDS and shipments
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 20:38:40 -0400
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Very small transformers installed as components of manufactured electronic equipment can meet the regulatory criteria for a "manufacrured article." However, the high voltage transformers used in electric power transmission and distribution are not sealed articles and must be filled with a chemical coolant/corrosion inhibitor.

Jim Keating
Radiation Safety Officer and IH Consultant

Jim Keating

On Aug 15, 2013 10:48 AM, "Monona Rossol" <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
Usually these kinds of things are considered "articles" and require no MSDS or SDS.
I would wonder about this for ballasts or transformers containing fluid, but the manufacturers probably consider these sealed items as articles as well.
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: George D. McCallion <medchem**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
Sent: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 6:52 am
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Query on (M)SDS and shipments

Dear DCHAS members,

I would like to know if an (M)SDS is required on all shipments of electrical 
devices? The device itself contains various chemical constituents. The 
constituents can be placed on the (M)SDS, but we need to provide and (M)SDS with 
every shipment?

I was looking at the OSHA/GHS regulations & statements but was unsuccessful.

Any assistance/guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

-George D. McCallion

George D. McCallion
3250-B, St. Peters Rd.
St. Peters, PA 19470-0387
Office: 610.469.6543, ext. 104
Fax: 610.469.6547

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