Monday, February 10, 2014

New release DVD: Safety Data Sheets - Important Terms

The Safety Data Sheet is the internationally accepted basis for supplying sound written scientific information on hazardous substances.

Safety Data Sheets provide essential information that includes details on how to use substances safely without harmful effects to people or the environment. This program provides a more in depth explanation of some of the important terms you may come across in Safety Data Sheets including:

• LD50, & LC50
• PEL and TLV
• Vapor Pressure
• Vapor Density
• Flammability Limits
• Flashpoint and Fire Point, and
• pH

Safety Data Sheets can be very challenging to read and understand but they do contain a wealth of information.  Having an ability to properly interpret them will make it easier to arrive at informed decisions regarding the use of hazardous substances.