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Useless SDS Abbreviations


The terms and abbreviations listed here are confusing, arcane, ambiguous and otherwise useless. We get really annoyed when folks write "N/K" on an Safety Data Sheet (SDS) instead of simply stating "Not Known".

There is no good reason to abbreviate terms on a SDS Safety Data Sheet!

SDS Relevance

Here are some of the more useless abbreviations we've seen on SDS's. Beware, the folks that use these may have meant something else...

right to know information station

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Ohaus Explorer series analytical electornic balance

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If you find others, let us know.

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