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Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are valuable resources.  These sheets are published by the manufacturers of the materials listed on each sheet. Mandatory information to use in citation are:

  • title of data sheet
  • name of the mateiral
  • MSDS number
  • name of manufacturing company
  • location of company
  • date when document was released
  • "online" is added in brackets after MSDS number if using an online version complete wirh URL and data accessed

Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Example

Acetic Anhydride; MSDS No. A0338 [Online]; Mallenckrodt Baker: Phillipsburg, NJ, Feb 18, 2003. http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/a0338.htm (accessed Nov 10, 2004).

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American Chemical Society Style Guide

QD 8.5 .A25 2006

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