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Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Sources

Find Safety Data Sheets (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets) and other sources of chemical hazard information.

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ChemWatch, the primary SDS source at UC San Diego, automatically recognizes a UC-affiliated computer. Must be using a UC San Diego IP address to access or obtain; students are provided a login with course curricula.


RightAnswer (formerly Micromedex) is an additional source of safety information, including the RTECS© Registry. Seamless Single Sign-On (SSO) with your UC credentials. 

Additional SDS Sources

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.

Good sources of non-SDS information

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