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UNC Dept. of Environment, Health and Safety

 

Biological, Chemical, Environmental, Fire & Emergency, Industrial Hygiene, Laboratory, Radiation, Occupational, Workplace

 

Laboratory Safety Manual (PDF)

 

This manual is a safety reference document for laboratory personnel at UNC-CH.This manual provides basic information about hazards that you may encounter in the laboratory and safety precautions to prevent laboratory accidents and minimize exposure to hazardous chemicals.

 

Other Guides


Chemistry - This guide is a resource for students and researchers studying chemistry.

Science Resources 101 - This guide lists resources that will be helpful for introductory or background research in the sciences.

About the Kenan Science Library

The Kenan Science Library is on the ground floor of Venable Hall. See our library page for locations and hours.

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Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) - CHEM 241

MSDS Sources to Start With

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) contain information on chemicals and their properties along with health, physical, and environmental hazards. As they are provided by manufacturers, there is no centralized location so you may have to look in multiple places. Begin with the sources listed:

The Safety Net

  • The Safety Net
    The Safety Net is a website about safe chemistry lab practices created by professors at UNC-Chapel Hill and UMTC which gathers and shares lab resources including SOPs, signs and checklists, and physical properties databases.