LabSYNC Point E-C1 and E-C2

Problem: The toxicity of chemicals can be a source of health and safety hazards.

Solution: Identify the top hazardous chemicals in your lab and research and utilize alternative chemicals if you research allows it.

Benefit: You can prevent costly spills and accidents within the lab. You can uphold higher safety standards for the occupants of your lab.

Cost: It may take some time to identify an alternative that will not hinder your research.

LabSYNC: Assessment participants may earn points by reporting your top hazardous chemicals and by


Below are some resources from Penn State University to help you identify the most hazardous chemicals in your lab.

Highly Hazardous Chemicals