A Material Safety Data sheet (MSDS) is a technical and scientific document that provides comprehensive, health, safety and detailed information about controlled products, chemicals or substances that are identified as dangerous and hazardous substances. The data sheet may be printed or written meeting availability, content and design requirements of WHMIS legislation.
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Under WHMIS law, the validity period of the MSDS certificate is 3 years and needs to be updated every 3 years.
Manufacturers and importers of hazardous products and substances prepare MSDS certificates by themselves or get them issued from a third-party laboratory meeting WHMIS legislations.
Various laboratories conduct detailed chemical analysis to prepare and provide MSDS certificate for manufacturers and suppliers. Sigma Test and Research Centre provide a wide range of chemical analysis services within their chemical analysis laboratories issuing MSDS certificate.
The material safety data sheet (MSDS) is a supporting document for export or Shipment containing detailed information on the contents of the shipment to prove that the product does not fall under the dangerous goods category and can easily be exported on time.
Lead time to complete MSDS test depends on the product but generally takes around 3-4 business days for the testing.