Easy to review safety information in a two page summary.
This application displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO).
ICSCs summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.
An ICSC is very similar to an Material Safety Data Sheet [MSDS], a standard reference document from the manufacturer for chemical information and is required, for safety purposes, to be kept in any place where workers face possible exposure to those chemicals.
While an MSDS has many positives such as being very thorough and manufacturer specific, there are drawbacks : they can be very lengthy (the MSDS for water is 5 pages long), they have no standard format and may be technically very complex and too extensive for non-management use.
ICSCs, on the other hand, set out peer-reviewed information about substances in a more concise, standard and simple manner on 1 or 2 page documents that is always the same format.
Use the information in this app to augment occupational health and safety when working with the applicable chemicals as an adjunct to MSDS or when MSDS are unavailable.
For more NIOSH information, including respirator recommendations, physcial properties and hygenie information, please see our NIOSH Chemical Hazards Pocket Guide [NPG]. All information in the NPG app is viewable in a native, easily viewed format designed for the iPhone/iPodTouch.
* Fully indexed and searchable chemical list by Name, CAS# or RTECS#
* Saved history of previously viewed chemicals
* Mark and View Favorites
* Filters for Oilfield, Construction, EPA, OSHA Chemicals
* Email and Airprint** capability
* No Internet connection required
** Printing support requires iOS 4.2 or later and an airprint compatible printer or a properly setup shared network printer
- see http://www.thatsmystapler.com/airprint for information and links about enabling airprint functionality for your network's printer(s).
Ratings and Reviews
Missing some chemicals, but great!
This is very helpful for university work, but some of the chemicals we use are missing from this app: besides that it’s very nice!
No NSN Search!
I work with hazmat every day in the Military and there are multiple pieces of hazmat I manage and use on a daily basis and none of them are found within this app. We use polyurethane paint almost every day and it is not even found in this app. Also they don’t allow you to search for a type of hazmat using the national stock number system aka NSN’s. So that’s a big letdown to I’m giving it two stars, not that great
Developer Response ,
Thank you for your feedback. While NSN's are not commonly used in the civilian workforce, we will investigate their usage within the app.
Accurate and useful to have this information easily at my fingertips while at work.
- 784767 Alberta Inc.
- 45.5 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.