Material Safety Data Sheet Records

This series documents the university's hazardous chemicals as mandated by the Hazardous Communications Program of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This series may include, but is not limited to: safety data sheets which list chemical name, description, composition, intended use, flash point, transportation, hazards, safe handling, and extinguishing methods.


Compliance and Risk Management


Environmental Health and Safety Office

Retention Period

Retain 30 years from end of academic year.


29 CFR 1910.2020(d)(1)(ii)(B)

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: June 7, 2016