MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)

Forms that provide safety guidelines for use of professional products; MSDS are required by state and federal law to be distributed by all manufacturers and distributors under the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200; nail technicians should keep MSDS easily accessible for each product they use in the salon.

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Required Reading

Polish College: The Basics

June 1, 2008

An introduction to common nail polish ingredients.

Do You Know Where Your MSDS Are?

June 1, 2008

What you need to know about your Material Safety Data Sheets.

MSDS Intelligence

March 1, 1998

If you are a salon owner and don’t have proper MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) documentation, not only are you doing yourself and your clients a disservice, but you also risk getting into hot water with your local OSHA agency.

Editor's note: We Want Our MSDS!

November 1, 1991

Only 32% of nail technicians have Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for the products they use.

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