Storage areas are labeled

Corrective actions:

Chemical storage areas within the laboratory must be clearly marked. This includes cupboards, cabinets, drawers and other closed storage areas.

Assure that the following areas are labeled, and chemicals are stored properly:

  1. Carcinogens
  2. Corrosives
  3. Flammable Liquids
  4. Flammable Solids
  5. Oxidizers
  6. Perchloric Acid
  7. Biosafety Level 2 or higher
  8. Compressed Gas Storage

Large stickers can be requested on the EHS Safety Portal (Lab Label Request).

Additionally, storage areas for biohazardous agents and radioisotopes should be appropriately labeled. Please contact the Biological Safety Officer or the Radiation Safety Officer at 517-355- 0153 for more information.

Additional information:

Storage areas must be appropriately labeled as determined by the hazards present.


  • MSU Chemical Hygiene Plan 5.1.4
  • OSHA Standard 1910.1450 App A.