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R&D Account

If you run a small business using relatively few chemicals, our R&D Account gives you 24/7 access to our industry-leading MSDS database to help you keep your employees safe.

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Easy MSDS Access

Quick, Easy Access to Millions of Safety Data Sheets

Is your business one of the millions in North America that handles chemical materials? In the United States, OSHA reports that each year over 40 million American workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Small businesses like nail salons, dry cleaners, funeral homes, etc., are no exception.

Our entry-level MSDS management solution, the R&D Account, is ideal for your small company, or a department within a larger businesses, that needs quick access to a relatively small number of safety data sheets. Our MSDS Search tools give you access to millions of indexed and searchable safety data sheet documents.

The R&D Account is an affordable way to ensure you always have access to the safety data sheets you need to keep your employees safe. There's no software to download or install. You just sign up online, sign in and you're ready to go.

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The R&D Account is perfect for small businesses or departments that want to ensure they have a complete inventory of safety data sheets. Now you can stop searching multiple web sites and find all the MSDSs you need in one convenient place.

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Millions of MSDSs at Your Fingertips

As an R&D subscriber, you get unlimited searching of the most comprehensive online safety data sheet database. And because it’s Web-based, your R&D Account is always available, day or night, from any computer connected to the Internet – giving you the freedom to access safety data sheets whenever and wherever you need.

Whether it’s for research, project work or for simply filling in missing safety data sheets in your library, the R&D Account provides annual access to our industry leading database, the same one used by our Fortune 1000 companies, which contains millions of indexed and searchable MSDS documents.

Continuously Updated Safety Data Sheets

In addition to our powerful search engine, you also get an online eBinder to store your select safety data sheets. Think of it as your personal online filing cabinet where you can access the MSDSs you need frequently. With your MSDSonline eBinder, you never have to keep searching for the same MSDSs.

What’s more, only MSDSonline continuously adds new safety data sheets. Each week, we add up to 20,000 new or updated MSDSs to our database, so you always have access to the most current and relevant documents. With the R&D Account, you can join the thousands of safety professionals who have put their trust in MSDSonline.

You get a robust, cloud-based suite of tools that save time and money building your MSDS library… without the pain of searching manufacturer web sites.   See full list of R&D Features and System Requirements below.

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  • Benefits
  • Features
  • System Requirements
  • Around-the-Clock MSDS Access – Available 24/7/365 via the Web, the R&D Account gives you the freedom to work from wherever and whenever it's most convenient.
  • Millions of MSDSs at Your Fingertips – Our industry-leading database of indexed and searchable MSDSs enables you to gap fill your inventory and ensure HCS compliance.
  • Mobile-Enabled Functionality – Intelligent UI design delivers in-the-field access to your chemical inventory information whenever and wherever you need it, via your mobile device.
  • Easy-to-Use – The R&D Account is simple and intuitive to use; all the tools are in a familiar Web environment so you can get started immediately without training.
  • Quick Return on Investment – The R&D Account pays for itself in the time it would take you to call a handful of manufacturers.
  • Low Cost of Ownership – There’s no software to install or maintain and you get immediate access to new features and enhancements.
  • MSDS Management
    • Search the MSDSonline Database (Unlimited)
    • Open, View & Print MSDSs (Max. 100)
    • Save MSDSs to Secure eBinder (Max. 100)
  • Internet access
  • Internet Explorer 7.0+, Firefox 3.5+ (Mac and Windows), Safari 5.0+ (Mac), Chrome
  • JavaScript, AJAX and cookies enabled, and DOM storage enabled 
  • Adobe® Reader® 9+
  • VGA resolution of 1024x768 or higher recommended
  • MSDS Library Backup requires Windows® XP (SP-3), Vista, 7, 8, or 8.1, Microsoft.NET 4.0 Framework or higher