Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Downloads

Use this page to download copies of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for our non-denatured food grade ethyl alcohol.  Click the appropriate link below to download a PDF copy of the SDS sheet you require. 

Safety Data Sheets - Culinary Solvent

Use these SDS sheets for Culinary Solvent that is used without additional dilution with water.

  • 190 Proof Culinary Solvent (95% w/w) Ethyl Alcohol SDS Download [ PDF ]
  • 200 Proof Culinary Solvent (100% w/w) Ethyl Alcohol SDS Download [ PDF ]

SDS vs MSDS - What is the difference?

Answer: SDS and MSDS refer to the same document.  As of 2012, MSDS sheets have been replaced with SDS sheets.  The contents of the two documents convey the same information, it is purely a naming change which seeks to drop the "M" from the title of the document.  For a more complete detail on when and why the change occurred, please read: 

Who regulates SDS sheet format and contents?

Answer: SDS sheets and their standard formatting are managed by the Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration. For more information on OSHA visit

What are the common components of standard Safety Data Sheets (SDS)?

Standards set forth by OSHA provide guidelines on the titles of the sections all SDS sheets must include so that ALL important information may be conveyed to any interested person who comes in contact with the chemical.  

All SDS sheets contain the following 16 sections:

  • Section 1 - Identification.
    • Required Information: Product Identifier, Manufacturer or Distributor name, Supplier Physical Address, Supplier Phone Number, Emergency Phone Number (24/7), Common Names, Recommended Use; Restrictions on Use.
  • Section 2 - Hazard(s) Identification
    • Required Information: All hazards regarding the chemical, Images of Required Label Elements or Placards.
  • Section 3 - Composition / Information on Ingredients
    • Required information: Specific details on chemical ingredients by weight, Trade secret claims if applicable and permitted.
  • Section 4 - First-aid Measures
    • Required Information: includes important symptoms/ effects, acute, delayed; required treatment.
  • Section 5 - Fire-fighting measures
    • Required Information: lists suitable extinguishing techniques, equipment; chemical hazards from fire.
  • Section 6 - Accidental release measures 
    • Required Information: emergency procedures; protective equipment; proper methods of containment and cleanup.
  • Section 7 - Handling and storage
    • Required Information: lists precautions for safe handling and storage, including incompatibilities.
  • Section 8, Exposure controls/personal protection
    • Required Information: lists OSHA's Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs); Threshold Limit Values (TLVs); appropriate engineering controls; personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Section 9, Physical and chemical properties 
    • Required Information: Lists the chemical's characteristics.
  • Section 10, Stability and reactivity
    •  Required Information: Lists chemical stability and possibility of hazardous reactions.
  • Section 11, Toxicological information
    • Required Information: includes routes of exposure; related symptoms, acute and chronic effects; numerical measures of toxicity.
  • Section 12, Ecological information
    • Not enforced by OSHA and sometimes optional
  • Section 13, Disposal considerations
    • Not enforced by OSHA and sometimes optional
  • Section 14, Transport information
    • Not enforced by OSHA and sometimes optional
  • Section 15, Regulatory information*
    • Not enforced by OSHA and sometimes optional
  • Section 16, Other information
    • Required Information: he date of preparation or last revision.


Notice to the reader regarding the information contained on this page (, and the information contained within the supplemental PDF downloads available via the links provided on this page: 

The statements contained herein are based upon technical data that The Northern Maine Distilling Company believes to be reliable, are offered for information purposes only and as a guide to the appropriate precautionary and emergency handling of the material by a properly trained person having the necessary technical skills. Users should consider these data only as a supplement to other information gathered by them and must make independent determinations of suitability and completeness of information from all sources to assure proper use, storage and disposal of these materials and the safety and health of employees and customers and the protection of the environment. The Northern Maine Distilling Company makes no representation or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including the merchantability or fitness for a particular use, with respect to the information in or the product to which the information refers.