Chemical Safety Databases

Find extra resources about chemicals and chemical safety by searching the following databases.


Chemgold II gives safety information for approximately 100,000 chemicals and hazardous substances. Each Material Safety Data sheet provides safety advice, chemical and physical properties, risks, toxicities, emergency response, workplace exposure levels and disposal.

It is tailored to Australian and New Zealand requirements but also has links to the European and American regulations.

Visit the Chemgold II database.


A cross-searchable suite of material safety databases from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, providing safety information on chemicals and other hazardous substances. The Library's subscription to the CCOHS Academic Support Program provides access to the following datasets: MSDS plus CHEMINFO, RTECS, OSH References, CHEMpendium.

Visit the CCOHS database.