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SDS Program

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FSPA offers SDS (Safety Data Sheets) to all members free of charge.  The SDS program is very comprehensive and has a $500 value!

FSPA has partnered with INFOTRAC to provide FSPA members a professional emergency response company to meet the DOT requirements. INFOTRAC serves clients worldwide and is endorsed as one of the emergency response providers by the DOT. INFOTRAC has the protocol in place to manage incidents involving spills and medical emergencies involving hazardous materials.

INFOTRAC subscribers who find their company involved in a situation involving a leak, spill or medical emergency can put their trust in INFOTRAC to put in motion the steps necessary to respond to an incident involving a hazardous material. All it takes is a phone call to the INFOTRAC 800-number, and the response process as well as the subsequent regulatory reporting requirements are set in motion by Firefighters, Chemists, Board Certified Doctors and Toxicologists.

INFOTRAC handles more than 8,000 spills per year and is the largest chemical emergency response center in North America, representing more than 13,000 clients worldwide. INFOTRAC is here for FSPA members around the clock and will respond to the most chaotic situations.

INFOTRAC will also be providing SDS Management services to the membership 24/7/365. If you need a SDS (Safety Data Sheet) on any raw material or finished good simply dial 1-800-535-5053 and make the request for the item you are looking for. No holidays, No interruption. The SDS will be emailed, faxed or mailed, per your request within minutes. This service will help you meet the OSHA “Right to Know” requirements by having SDS readily available at all times.

Packets have been mailed to member companies; if you haven’t received yours call 800-548-6774.

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