Amazon merchants have been required to apply for SDS, what is SDS, and why do they need to apply for SDS? In fact, the manufacturing plants that have been exporting are very familiar with this report. Internationally, all products need to submit MSDS or SDS during transportation and delivery to ensure the safety of goods and personnel.
1. What are Safety Data Sheets ( SDS) and MSDS?
A Safety Data Sheet is a detailed information bulletin (consisting of 16 sections) prepared by a manufacturer or importer to describe the physical and chemical properties of a commodity, hazards to health and health, routes of exposure, information on safe handling and use Protective measures, first aid methods, and control measures.
MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) is Material Safety Data Sheet, which can also be translated into Chemical Safety Data Sheet or Chemical Safety Data Sheet.
With Safety Data Sheets, Amazon is able to:
1. Whether your goods are regulated dangerous goods;
2. Correctly classify your goods to determine whether they are dangerous goods (classification determines the storage and transportation of goods)
3. Determine the correct handling and disposal measures in the event of leakage or spillage of goods at the fulfillment center
4. Confirm whether your product is a non-controlled product.
2. Validity period of MSDS and SDS
/SDS has no definite expiration date. But /SDS is not set in stone. In the following cases, the content of /SDS must be updated in time:
1. When the regulatory basis and requirements formulated by /MSDS are changed;
2. When the substance/proportion/component in the product targeted by /MSDS changes;
3. When the product targeted by /MSDS is found to have new hazards;
4. When/MSDS toxicological information/ecological information for the substance is updated.
3. How to do the safety data sheet MSDS report required by Amazon ?
1. Fill in the application form. The key is to fill in the ingredients or material information of the product, which is the basis of the evaluation.
2. After receiving the application form, it will verify whether the information is filled in completely, and after confirming that it is correct, the production will be arranged.
3. It usually takes 3-5 working days to complete, if it is urgently needed, it can be expedited.
4. After completion, it is an electronic file in PDF format, which can be sent directly to the customer's mailbox. Usually, it can be sent to the requesting party by email or fax when it is needed. No need to print it out.
The cost of MSDS is as low as a few hundred yuan and as high as several thousand yuan. The charges vary, and the average price is about one thousand yuan . However, it should be noted that you must choose an institution with a high degree of professionalism and deep cultivation in the field of MSDS. Therefore, consult more, compare more, and find professional institutions with high cost performance.