Safety information

General guidelines for safe behaviour in the lab

German and English versions are available here!

Safety Bgrci Handbuch

Specific safety information in the Schmuck-group

All safety information related to the Schmuck group can be found in printed and electronic form.

Printed documentation:

All printed documentation can be found in room S07 S04 D63. A table of contents can be found in each folder and on the wall.

Electronic documentation:

All documentation can be also be found as electronic version on the group server (AK-Schmuck\Lab safety). This also includes template sheets for regular testing of eye showers and safety showers.

Compound-related safety information:


Information about hazardous chemicals (ca. 10 000 compounds listed, easy search by name or CAS-number).


Information about hazardous chemicals, easy search by name or CAS-number.

Safety data sheets:

Safety data sheets for specific compounds can also be found online at the corresponding homepages of the vendors, such as Sigma-Aldrich, Acros, TCI, Fluorochem and others.

Safety information from the University of Duisburg-Essen:

Safety office of the university

Contact data of university safety officers, information about safe working environments, safe working procedures, personal safety equipment, fire safety, disposal rules and more.

Safety office of the faculty of chemistry

Information about safe laboratory environment, hazardous chemicals, standard operating procedures, emergency rules and more.