Chemistry information resources: Additional resources

Chemical & laboratory safety

  • Bretherick's handbook of reactive chemical hazards: an indexed guide to published data [online]
  • Canadian biosafety standard [online
  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Academic Support Program
    • MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
    • RTECS (Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances)
  • Chemical laboratory safety and security : a guide to developing standard operating procedures (US National Academies of Science) [online]
  • CRC handbook of laboratory safety [print]
  • Destruction of hazardous chemicals in the laboratory [online or print]
  • Handbook for laboratory safety [online]
  • Hazardous laboratory chemicals disposal guide [online or print]   
  • PubChem (Hazardous Substances Data Bank) [online]
  • World Health Organization laboratory biosafety manual [online]
  • Sax's dangerous properties of industrial materials [print]
  • SFU Chemical Safety [online]

Commercial chemical suppliers

  • Sigma-Aldrich  A commercial supplier of biochemical and organic chemical products.
  • Material Safety Data Sheets  Manufacturer/supplier contact information from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.
  • SciFindern Provides links to commercial suppliers.
  • Univar A commercial chemical supplier