Chemical Safety

Contact information

NEW! The CLSC has approved campus minimum SOP requirements, including a guidance reference document. These requirements shall be implemented no later than October 1, 2019.  Please contact or your Laboratory Safety Professional with any questions or for assistance in implementing the requirements.


Disclaimer: If you use hazardous chemicals in non-research applications, please implement the Hazard Communication (HazCom) Program.

EH&S provides resources, training, and consultation to departments using chemicals. Regular chemical and laboratory safety training is offered, and chemical safety information (including SDSs) can be accessed.

Each laboratory must implement the Campus Chemical Hygiene Plan, which is contained within the Laboratory Safety Manual.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for hazardous materials need to be developed.

Other information for hazardous chemical use for research can be found in Laboratory Safety.

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