Chemical Safety

Chemical safety is of paramount importance in the laboratory.  It is necessary to be able to properly protect yourself and others in the lab from the physical and toxicological hazards associated with chemicals in use in the laboratory.

Information on handling and working with Particularly Hazardous Substances.

The CAMEO Chemical database provides detailed chemical information and reaction information when chemicals are mixed together.

Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries provide detailed health, safety and reactivity data for 91 chemicals often used in the lab.

Standard Operating Procedures are in place to ensure lab workers are using identical protocols when working with potentially hazardous chemicals or equipment and within specific environments.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Chemical Security and US Department of Homeland Security