Hazardous Chemical

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Hazardous Chemical?

An EPA designation for any hazardous material requiring an MSDS under OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Such substances are capable of producing fires and explosions or adverse health effects like cancer and dermatitis. Hazardous chemicals are distinct from hazardous waste.

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