In Logistics, shipping of Dangerous goods requires an MSDS Certificate to enable the proper handling and transportation of these items.
What is a MSDS?
A Material Safety Data Sheet is a safety document that is provided by a manufacturer about a particular product. This generally includes physical properties, chemical properties, instructions for safe handling, emergency control measures, etc.
The basic purpose of a Material Safety Data Sheet is to provide necessary information about the substance that is being transported to the authorized personal involved ie workers, emergency personnel etc, and its safe handling.
The contents of this document vary depending upon the nature of the substance that is being provided by the manufacturer.
The MSDS usually contains the following information but is not limited to:
Physical information like the boiling point of the substance
The safe handling procedure
First aid procedure
Reactivity of the substance
Storage of the substance and the safe disposal
It is vitally important to know and adhere to all the safety regulations when shipping your goods.
Contact us if there is any information you need, regarding the safety of shipping your goods.