Material Safety Data Sheets

The purpose of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) is to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals used or stored at Loyola University New Orleans are disseminated to all affected employees in the workplace.  Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provide relevant information pertaining to the particular hazards of each chemical.  Employees have a Right-to-Know the hazardous properties of the chemicals with which they work, safe handling procedures and measures to take to avoid potential exposure.