2019, when we help buyer to ship toys container by sea, shipping company always ask MSDS report because this is Battery-operated Toy in the container list. No so much new toys import know about MSDS report, the article will share some knowledge about it.
1 Why does Shipping Company ask MSDS when shipping Battery-operated toys container by Sea?
First of all, the MSDS report is required no matter it is transported by air or by sea. it involves transportation and other information such as transportation regulations and transportation treatment and environmental protection laws. The second is to identify whether it is a dangerous product. You can find a non-critical certificate to prove that the product is not a dangerous product.
In addition, European customers request MSDS report, in addition to the above reasons, may also need this report because European buyer need REACH registration, and customs clearance may also be used, many shipping companies also need to provide MSDS reports.
2 What is MSDS?
The MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) is the chemical safety data sheet. and it can also be translated as a chemical safety data sheet or a chemical safety data sheet. It is used by chemical manufacturers and importers to replace the physical and chemical properties of chemicals (such as pH, flash point, flammability, reactivity, etc.)
In European countries, MSDS is also known as Data Sheet SDS (Safety Data Sheet). The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 11014 uses the SDS terminology, while the United States, Canada, Australia, and many Asian countries use the MSDS terminology.
3 MSDS content
MSDS is a comprehensive legal document on the chemical characteristics provided by chemical production. It provides 16 physical and chemical parameters, blasting performance, health hazards, safe use and storage, leakage disposal, first aid measures and related laws and regulations.
4 MSDS validity period
The MSDS report is valid only for the current year.
The 2014 MSDS report is version 55;
the 2015 MSDS report is version 56;
the 2016 MSDS report is the latest standard version 57;
and the 2017 MSDS is version 58…
5 What is the time to apply chemical MSDS certification?
Common products apply for MSDS certification of chemicals. Under the premise of providing samples and materials, MSDS certification can be completed in about 7 -10 days
6 What information is required for chemical MSDS certification?
(1) 2-3 samples
(2) Test application form
(3) Product manual
(4) Bill of Materials.