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MSDS Certificate Safety Data Sheet for Importers - Fees, Documents & Process

MSDS certificate or material safety data sheet for import is a technical document that is required by the importers of dangerous material. MSDS is a kind of document that provides hazard details of a particular product as well as provides precautionary details specific as per OSHA guidelines.


MSDS certificates are prepared on the basis of guidelines of OSHA, WHIMS and other international regulatory bodies. The certificate is in line with UN guidelines for transportation of dangerous goods. Therefore it is very important for importers to obtain MSDS or safety data sheets for their products to comply with customs.

Why is an MSDS Certificate required by Importers?

The Material safety data sheet or msds certificate is required by the importers of dangerous/hazardous goods as per the transportation guidelines of UN and OSHA. Having an MSDS for hazardous goods is also a mandatory compliance in countries like UAE, EU and Americas. Therefore importers of such products are required to obtain their MSDS certificate before receiving their consignment to comply with custom authorities and local governing bodies in their respective countries.

Category of Products that require MSDS Certification?

These are the list of products that required a MSDS certificate “material safety data sheet” for their import-export business. However the list of products that may require MSDS certificate can vary as per the definition of Hazardous goods predefined by OSHA and other workplace safety organizations. 

  • Corrosives
  • Paints
  • Drugs
  • Degreasers
  • Cleaning Chemicals
  • Toxic chemicals and solvents
  • Pesticides and insecticides
  • Perfumes
  • Steel
  • Toys

Objectives of MSDS Certificate for Importers

  • The chemical composition of the substance
  • Its physical and chemical properties
  • Its potential hazards
  • The appropriate safety precautions to be taken when handling and using it

MSDS certificates contain the precautionary details regarding the products. It is important for all consignments to have an MSDS certificate so that in case of any emergency circumstances first aid can be provided to avoid any major incident. MSDS also provides details of components as well as handling guidelines.

Preparation for MSDS Certificate is Based on the Following Basis

Importers MSDS Certificates are prepared on the following parameters described by the OSHA.

  • Properties of the product
  • The nature of the product
  • The first aid instruction
  • Possible reactions
  • Storage Methods
  • Effects on health
  • Methods of disposal 
  • Protective equipment to be used
  • Chemical spill-handling process

Parameters for Material Safety Data Sheet/SDS certificate for Importers

MSDS certificates for importers are prepared on the basis of 16 parameters based on OSHA Guidelines.

  1. Identification of product
  2. Hazard Identification
  3. First aid measures
  4. Composition/information on ingredient
  5. Fire-fighting measure
  6. Other information
  7. Handling & Storage
  8. Exposure control/personal protection
  9. Stability & reactivity
  10. Toxicological information
  11. Ecological information
  12. Physical & Chemical Properties
  13. Disposal Consideration
  14. Transportation information
  15. Regulator information
  16. Accidental reduce measures

Documents Required for MSDS Certificate for Importers

  1. GST Registration Certificate
  2. Import-export code
  3. Ingredients of the Product
  4. Details of Product with image
  5. Contact Details of Company

Fees for MSDS Certificate for Importers

The Fee for obtaining an MSDS certificate :

No. of MSDS​MSDS Certificate Fees excluding GST
For 1 Certificate​₹4,499
For 2 Certificate₹8,999​
For Urgently Required MSDS Certificate₹8,499

Note: In Case of more than one MSDS certificate, cost of MSDS can be negotiated

Procedure for obtaining MSDS Certificate


To begin the process of obtaining an MSDS certificate, applicants must provide all required information and documentation about their product. 

Submission of Fee

Once the applicant has successfully submitted the required documents and information about their product, they must pay the processing fees.

Preparation of MSDS certificate

The next step is to collect all relevant information and organize it in a predetermined format. The MSDS Sheet will be prepared according to the European Union’s standards and OSHA.

Issuance of certification

Once the safety data sheet (SDS) or MSDS is finalized, we will send it to the relevant recipient. The recipient must use their MSDS certificate with the material’s packaging and labeling.


Ans. The cost of one certificate for importers is Rs. 4,499 The cost of multiple certificates will be less than the cost of purchasing each certificate individually.

Ans. Yes, MSDS is a mandatory compliance for the importers.

Ans. MSDS stands for Material Safety Data Sheet, which shows the risks associated with using a chemical and hazardous material. 

Ans. The following documents are required for MSDS/SDS certificate:-

  1. GST Registration Certificate
  2. Ingredients of the Product
  3. Importer exporter code
  4. Details of Product with image
  5. Contact Details of Company

Ans. The safety data sheet is used for hazardous material safety and preventive assessment.

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