Chemical Safety

A general Biology Research laboratory is based on chemicals collection for solutions and buffer stocks. It is imperative to work with proper and reliable substances


Chemical Safety



Safe chemical handling requires routine inspections of chemical storage areas and maintenance of stringent inventory control

Information regarding chemical characteristics can be obtained from the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). A list of popular chemicals used in Sackler labs is found in the link (debi pdf).



MSDS guidelines:

  • Read the MSDS prior preparing or using your solution/chemical
  • Keep a list of MSDS chemicals in your lab
  • Note the three important topics in the MSDS:
  • Item 2. Hazardous identification
  • Item 4. First aid measures
  • Item 8. Exposure and personal protection


Safety Staff: Information, accident, emergency

Chemical Supervisor at the Safety UnitDr. Menachem Genut, tel: 03- 03-6405676, Safety Unit TAU 


Safety Unit TAU: Rahamim Adar tel: 03-6407555


Safety Officer and Safety Lecturer at Sackler Faculty of Medicine: Dr. Debora Rapaport, tel: 03-6405137, Sackler building, 7th floor, room 703 alef


For educational computer training and instructions (“lomdot”) link to My TAU ????


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