Hazardous Chemicals and Radioactive Materials Covered by this Program
Any chemical or product that has one or more hazardous substances listed in the "Hazardous Ingredients" section of the chemical manufacturer's or distributor's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Also included in this definition are chemicals such as paints, solvents, adhesives, lubricants, welding rods, explosives, acids, bases, and cleaning products that do not meet the following exemption:
Exempt from this program are pharmaceuticals, proteins, enzymes, and other similar biological materials that contain no hazardous chemical component. Also exempt are household chemicals used in a manner and quantity consistent with household use.
Any radioactive material, including those that are naturally-occurring (NORM).
Radioactive materials will only be purchased by following the procedures listed in UNM's Radiation Safety Manual. Radioactive materials can only be purchased by a Permit Holder who obtains a Radioactive Materials Authorization Code from Safety & Risk Services prior to purchase.