Information about handling, safety, health and environmental protection of a plastic material is given by the material safety data sheet (MSDS).
The input of the safety data sheet is fixed by REACH-Regulation (EG) NR. 1907/2006.
There are 16 sections with the following subjects: Identification and Manufacturer, Hazards, Compositions, First-Aid-Measures, Fire-Fighting Measures, Accidental Release Measures, Handling and Storage, Protection, Physical and Chemical Properties, Stability and Reactivity, Tocicological Information, Ecological Information, Disposal, Transport, Regulatory and Other Information.
This glossary of plastic industry is provided by PLEXPERT Canada Inc.