On this page, you will find several indispensable resources pertinent to the research and development work being done at CDD. These include information about facilities and services offered by the University of Minnesota, and other research related resources from outside agencies such as NIH, NSF etc.
CDD gives utmost priority to the worker safety and maintains extensive set of instructions and information regarding the laboratory safety and good work-place practices. Various forms and documents with this important information are available under 'Laboratory Safety' tab. The content for this part of the page is provided by the CDD lab safety committee.
Lab safety has been and will continue to be among our highest priorities at CDD. We strive to ensure that the research community at our center remains in compliance with federal, state and university regulations and provide a safe and healthy working environment for all our employees. This section is to leverage information and resources compiled by our Safety Committee to assist individuals to raise safety awareness and promote compliance.
Laboratory Safety Resources:
Awareness and Training:
CDD Annual Safety Training Seminar:
Resources for Predicting Hazards of Reactions
CAMEO Chemicals (NOAA, EPA, USCG)
Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) (NOAA, EPA, AICHE, and Dow Chemical)
Essential Practices for Managing Chemical Reactivity Hazards (CCPS, OSHA, EPA, & American Chemistry Council, the Synthetic Chemical Manufacturers Association, and Knovel Corporation)
Chemical Reactivity Hazards (OSHA, Dow Chemical)
Dow Safe Operation Card (Dow Chemical - Hazard Evaluation Tools)