Laboratory Safety


Chemical Hygiene Plan and Other Lab Policies

Click the hyperlink above for access to the UAA's Chemical Hygiene Plan as well as the Radioactive Waste Policy, Research Lab Policy, and Laboratory Hazardous Waste Policy.


Chemical Lists

Click the above link for more information on governmental chemical watch lists including DHS, EPA, and DEA.  There are also a number of chemical safety information lists regarding carcinogenic, hazardous, teratogenic, and other chemicals.


The above link contains an alphabetical index to every Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that UAA has.  They are sorted by vendor or chemical.

PPE & Chemical Storage

Do you need information on which Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the right choice for the chemicals you are using?  How about information on storing chemicals here at UAA; do you need that too?  Click the above link for more information.

Risks & Hazards

The above link contains information regarding the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for labeling as well as the Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) for labeling.  These systems are an effective and accepted way to communicate the hazard and risk of a chemical to the user.

Other Chemical Information

Click the above link for chemical specific information, including peroxide guidelines