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Online Safety Data Sheets

Safety Data Sheets are available online through SDSonline. You can access SDSonline through Chematix or the Environmental Safety Division Website.

Access to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) in chemical laboratories is both a policy requirement and a critical element of safe teaching and research.  If printed copies of SDS sheets are not available for each chemical in use, lab personnel must demonstrate their ability to access the appropriate SDS sheets electronically using the SDSOnline system (which can be accessed through the ESD website and Chematix) or other electronic means such as the chemical manufacturer’s website.  It’s important that the SDS is specific to the chemical on-hand, its properties, and concentration.  For example, the SDS for 3% hydrogen peroxide and 30% hydrogen peroxide vary considerably, so be sure that the SDS matches accordingly.

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View SDS in Chematix

  1. Login to Chematix (
  2. Click the Inventory tab and then Manage My Inventory.
  3. Click the check box next to the lab name and then click the Search Active Lab Inventory.
  4. To view the SDS of a specific chemical in your inventory click on the CAS # link of the chemical.
  5. A pop up will appear with some of the chemicals information. Scroll to the bottom of this page and look for the MSDSonline Search link. Click on this link.
  6. A new pop up will open with the chemical info on MSDSonline. Click on the chemical name to open the SDS.

View SDS on ESD

  1. Visit the ESD website (
  2. Click the SDS Online link found in the top right hand corner. If you do not see this link, look for this icon Menu Icon in the top left . Click on this icon and a menu will open with the SDS Online link.
  3. After clicking on this link you will need to login with your CAS login. You will then be redirected to the MSDSonline website.
  4. Search for any chemical using the Search bar.
  5. To view the SDS click on the chemical name.
  6. Optional: select any of the search filters shown (manufacturer, revision date, etc.)