Safety data sheets are to be supplied solely as electronic files to the ISi database at the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA). The following conditions must be met:
All communication has to be in German. Safety data sheets for the ISi database must be in PDF format.
A separate file must be supplied in which the safety data sheet file name is referenced to the corresponding product name. Refer to the description of the index file (PDF, 57 kB) for the criteria.
A company code number is assigned by the IFA to each participating company. The company code number can be requested here (form in German only).
The files can be supplied as follows:
Packed files can be accepted only in the zip archive format. If ten or more safety data sheets are to be delivered please do so also in the zip archive format.
Please send the data to this e-mail address.
When updating safety data sheets, please send us only the essential changes.
Database updates can be performed only at certain intervals. For this reason, please send safety data sheets to us in batches rather than individually or daily.
Following an update, superseded safety data sheets are placed in an archive in the ISi database.
Apply for this number in order to participate in the ISi database
(form in German only)