Hazardous waste tags are complete with no abbreviations

Hazardous waste container tags shall be labeled with a collection start date and full chemical names and the hazards checked on the bottom.  


  • MSU Biosafety and Security Manual
  • MSU Bloodborne Exposure Control Plan
  • MSU Waste Disposal Guidance
  • MSU Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • MSU Biohazardous Waste Management Plan

Corrective actions:

Spell out the names of chemicals in the hazardous waste tag and request pick up by EHS before 90 days of first use. Request a Hazardous Waste Pickup on the EHS Safety Portal.

Do not use: 

  • Abbreviations 
  • Chemical formulas