Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Sources
October 24, 2013 10:44:42 AM PDT
Find Safety Data Sheets and other sources of chemical hazard information below.
Review the Safety Data Sheet before starting work with a new chemical.
Safety Data Sheet sources for UCSD
Safety Data Sheets (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets) and other relevant chemical data are available on the Web.
- SDS sources for campus are ChemWatch GoldFFX and RightAnswer.com.
|ChemWatch GoldFFX Database
ChemWatch is the primary SDS source at UC San Diego.
ChemWatch automatically recognizes a UC-affiliated computer.
When accessing ChemWatch from a non-UC computer, log in with:
- account = ucmsds
- username = everyone
- password = everyone18778
Need help with ChemWatch? See Yale University's ChemWatch Tutorial.
RightAnswer (formerly Micromedex) is an additional source of safety information, including the RTECS© Registry. Registration required.
SDSs are an important source of health and safety information, but they should not be the only tool used to evaluate chemical hazards. Gather chemical hazard information from a variety of sources.
Additional SDS Sources
Good sources of non-SDS information
This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/msds