The chemistry lab can be a dangerous place when proper precautions are not observed. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the safety information supplied in the links below.
- Santa Monica College Safety Rules A must read! These rules must be adhered to or you will be asked to leave the lab.
- Materials Safety Information Provides information on the chemical, physical and physiological properties of all the chemicals you will encounter in an undergraduate chemistry lab.
- Hazardous Material Classification Symbols Explains the meaning of various hazard symbols found on chemical labels.
- The Physical Science Department maintains a Lab Safety Manual for faculty and staff.