From: Harry J. Elston <helston**At_Symbol_Here**MIDWESTCHEMSAFETY.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] SDS acronym | STOT
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:30:35 -0500
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Sheila - yes, that is correct. Sometimes you'll see:

STOT-SE (Specific Target Organ Toxicity - Single Exposure)
STOT-RE (Specific Target Organ Toxicity - Repeated Exposure)

When I prepare SDSs, I usually spell it out.

I'm not sure about "new" but it is the one that is being used by several manufacturers.


On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Kennedy, Sheila <s1kennedy**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Valued colleagues:

I'm reading several SDS from our vendor (Chemwatch) and finding the acronym/initialism: STOT.

Most reasonable definition I've been able to find is Specific Target Organ Toxicity.

Is that correct? Is this a new abbreviation? A very old one?


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