What is MSDS?

What is MSDS?

In international aviation, hazardous goods refer to shipments that, in the event of improper handling, may endanger the health or safety of the aircraft. For this purpose, in order to avoid possible dangers, this type should be transported in compliance with pre-determined rules and regulations. Such shipments are carried out in accordance with the instructions of the International Civil Organization as well as the Association of Airlines (IATA). Accordingly, you need to have enough information to buy and maintain it. One way to get this information is through the MSDS or Safety Data Sheet, which is then paid for.

What is MSDS?

The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), which stands for Material Safety Data Sheet, is a chemical or laboratory product guide that includes information such as the nature of the chemical, how it is stored, the conditions of movement, the risk factors, and how to control it. Material Safety Information Sheet is issued by the manufacturer or importer of a chemical and provided by the consignor. This information should be as simple, concise, and sufficient as possible.

MSDS abbreviation

The rhombus mark is an international design for identifying hazards associated with a particular chemical. This shape is divided into four parts, each of which has a specific color and expresses the type of hazard related to the chemical. These colors are:

  Red which indicates flammability

  Blue color that is related to health hazards

  Yellow indicates the degree of reactivity

  White color that indicates specific hazards

It is important to note that the numbers zero to four are used for each color according to the severity of the hazard.

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What information does the MSDS contain?

The MSDS contains essential information about chemical shipments, including:

Physical and chemical characteristics of the product

Information such as the name of the product, the specifications of the manufacturer as well as some physical and chemical information related to this section. The physical state of the cargo, color, odor, density, combustion temperature, boiling point, melting point and. Fall into this category.

Hazard identification and emergency overview

This section discusses potential hazards that may result from exposure to these substances, as well as emergency concerns about the reactivity of materials, fires, and environmental issues.

First aid measures

These are actions that are taken immediately in case of accidental exposure to these substances. The purpose of these initial measures is to minimize harm and save lives at the time of the accident.

Firefighting measures

This information includes chemical hazards related to fire and firefighting procedures.

Random release actions

These measures include general guidelines in the event of accidental release of the chemical into the environment. In case of leakage of hazardous chemicals, it is necessary to take these necessary measures as soon as possible.

How to transport and store chemicals

Precautions on how to transport and store the chemical is one of the most important measures that need to be known. This information is useful for safety professionals or those designing safe storage and transportation equipment.

Ecological information and disposal considerations

Some goods may have detrimental environmental effects on a particular ecosystem. As a result, information on the use, disposal, or leakage control of that ecosystem needs to be considered. In particular, it is necessary to include general waste and waste disposal information in the MSDS for the disposal of hazardous waste.

the rest of the information

This section provides additional information on chemical shipments.

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The last word

For more information on the steps of sending air freight and also inquiring about freight costs, you can contact the consultants of SPD company. Shaya Part Dena International Air Freight Company (SPD) with years of experience can meet the needs of customers.

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