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Re: Erroneous msds

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From: Robert Gifford (
Date: Tue Apr 06 1999 - 17:10:16 CDT

> From: Britt_E_Wenzel/Mostardi-Platt_Associates%MOSTARDI-PLATT_ASSOCIATES@notesgw.compuse>

> Sir: Under the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1900), raw material
> manufacturers-suppliers are required to communicate hazardous substance
> information on the materials they sell or supply. You may be able get the
> company to create accurate MSDS by indicating that you are going to another
> supplier for your materials or you may wish to consider contacting the
> Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). However, in order to
> assist my clients in determining air emission levels and compliance with
> applicable regulatory requirements, I request that the material supplier
> completes a VOC datasheet designed to provide information regarding the actual
> VOC volume and weight (as well as solids content) of a particular material.
> Additionally, I require the material suppliers to sign a certification statement
> that this information is complete and accurate. Any reputable supplier should
> provide this information. If the supplier doesn't comply there must be a
> reason, the business relationship is at an end and we find another material
> supplier who will provide the requested information. I hope this is of
> assistance. If you have any other questions of which I can help to answer,
> please feel free to send me an E-mail.

(send through Lawrence Fieber <>, attn: Britt

* Robert Gifford
* Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center (SHWEC), and
* Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC)
* 610 Langdon Street rm 531
* Madison, WI 53703
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