Safety Data Sheet contains a description of risks that could cause specific chemical substance or mixture, as well as basic physico-chemical data. Its primary purpose is to inform users of the potential hazards resulting from contact with substances or mixtures.

SDS tells the recipient about prevention methods and procedures to be taken in the event of an emergency. Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a document in trading chemical products on the market.

It is an important element in the supply chain between the manufacturer – supplier – a downstream user. 

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is developed on the basis of Regulation EC No 1907/2006 REACH , paragraph 31, Annex II, which was amended by Regulation EC no. 878/2020.

Classification of substances and mixtures 

  • Classification of substances and mixtures according to Regulation (EC) n°1272/2008 

Authoring of Safety Data Sheets compliant with the REACH & CLP regulations 

  • Generation of 16 points Safety Data Sheets compliant with REACH and CLP and their most recent amendments
  • Flexible format allowing to insert specific safety precautions recommended by the manufacturer of the product
  • Inclusion of experimental testing results to justify adapted classification 

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SDS for producers :

Safety data sheet together with the classification and labeling are done from scratch based on the data provided the following :

  • SDS components (initial data)
  • Product application
  • Determination of the system of classification and labeling: CLP
  • Outcome results of physical, chemical, toxicological and eco-toxicological properties.
  • Determination of special circumstances (other available data).

SDS for importers and distributors:

SDS are compiling on the basis of the supplied original and current SDSs from the manufacturer / supplier. 

Safety Data Sheet should be compiled and issued in Polish language with appropriate verification of classification in accordance with applicable law, supplement the necessary data, eliminating unnecessary information and strict adaptation to the requirements of EU law and national law. 

SDS for hazardous waste.

We classify product hazards based on:

  • Detailed information about components,
  • Classification of hazardous components,
  • Technological process,
  • Special conditions. 


Update of Safety data sheet is required in connection with changes in the law concerning chemical products supplier in accordance with Art. 31 paragraph 9 of REACH Regulation.

Suppliers shall update the Safety data sheet without delay in cases as soon as new information appear and may affect on the risk management measures, or new information on hazards.

We update the SDS of chemical substances and preparations due to:

  • changes in the product composition,
  • technological changes,
  • legal changes, including those which alter the classification principles (based on: European Commision regulations)

Collection of data:

  • Current inventory of SDS
  • Composition Data
  • Physico-chemical information

Safety Data Sheet should be updated in accordance with the law regulations which have been made ​​since the date of the last update. The update is performed on the basis of the latest safety data sheets of the manufacturer / supplier. 

All required changes to the documentation will be based on the new rules of classification and labelling, compliant with the Regulation CLP (WE) 1272/2008.



In accordance with Regulation EC No 1907/2006 REACH, paragraph 31, safety data sheet should be provided in the official languages ​​of the Member States where the substance or mixture is placed on the market.

Suppliers of chemical products to other EU member states are obliged to provide safety data sheets and labels in the language of the recipient.

Ekos offers the possibility of translating documentation and texts of chemical substances in the languages ​​of the EU (over 25 languages).

  • Safety Data Sheets – English
  • Sicherheitsdatenblätter – German
  • Bezpečnostní listy –  Czech
  • Biztonsági adatlap – Hungarian
  • Fişă cu date de securitate – Romanian
  • Fiche de données de sécurité – French
  • Fichas de datos de seguridad – Spanish
  • Karty bezpečnostných údajov –  Slovak
  • Käyttöturvallisuustiedote – Finnish
  • Säkerhetsdatabladet –  Swedish
  • Sikkerhedsdatablad  Danish
  • Saugos duomenų lapas  – Lithuanian
  • Veiligheidsinformatieblad – Dutch
  • Varnostni list – Slovenian
  • Паспорт безопасности  – Russian
  • and many other


The safety data sheet shall include the following 16 headings 

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking       

1.1. Product identifier    

1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against          

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet         

1.4. Emergency telephone number        

SECTION 2: Hazards identification         

2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture    

2.2. Label elements      

2.3. Other hazards        

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients       

3.1. Substances

3.2. Mixtures    

SECTION 4: First aid measures  

4.1. Description of first aid measures     

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed         

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed 

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures         

5.1. Extinguishing media

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture         

5.3. Advice for firefighters         

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures           

6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures        

6.2. Environmental precautions  

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up         

6.4. Reference to other sections

SECTION 7: Handling and storage          

7.1. Precautions for safe handling          

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities    

7.3. Specific end use(s) 

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection         

8.1. Control parameters

8.2. Exposure controls  

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties     

9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties         

9.2. Other information   

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity      

10.1. Reactivity

10.2. Chemical stability 

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions  

10.4. Conditions to avoid           

10.5. Incompatible materials     

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

SECTION 11: Toxicological information   

11.1. Information on toxicological effects

SECTION 12: Ecological information       

12.1. Toxicity   

12.2. Persistence and degradability        

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential 

12.4. Mobility in soil      

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment         

12.6. Other adverse effects       

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations     

13.1. Waste treatment methods 

SECTION 14: Transport information       

14.1. UN number          

14.2. UN proper shipping name  

14.3. Transport hazard class(es)

14.4. Packing group      

14.5. Environmental hazards     

14.6. Special precautions for user          

14.7. Transport in bulk according to Annex II of Marpol and the IBC Code

SECTION 15: Regulatory information     

15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture          

15.2. Chemical safety assessment         

SECTION 16: Other information


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