Metalworking Fluid Safety Information

Fluid suppliers, normally the best source of information about a fluid, should be familiar with the health effects associated with the fluids to be used and supply up-to-date material safety data sheets (MSDS). Suppliers also may be able to assure users that its products comply with applicable governmental safety and environmental regulatory considerations; provide analysis of in-use fluids, including characterization of microbial content; and provide air sampling to measure employee exposure.
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (

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