The MSDS is Material Safety Data Sheet. It is required documentation by OSHA regs to provide all needed data regarding the safety of handling chemicals in the workplace . It covers such things as the hazards associated with the named chemical or compound, safe exposure levels , emergency treatment procedures and so on. This is required documentation for any industry that requires employees to come in contact with chemicals in the workplace. the document originates with the manufacturer / compounder of the item . these documents must be available for all employees that handle or come on contact , usually they are Ina binder of some sort and management is responsible to keep them updated and to also properly train employees regarding chemical safety and awareness . I hope that this overview is of help to you!