Standard Operating Procedues for Hazardous Chemicals

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) describes how a lab will handle hazardous chemicals safely, including  amount, concentration, special handling procedures, engineering controls, emergency procedures, waste disposal and personal protective equipment.  It clearly outlines precautions related to specific operations or experiments.  Refer to Safety Data Sheets for specific information.


  • Duke University Chemical SOPs
  • UC Irvine SOP Resources
  • UCLA SOP Resource Directory
  • Ohio State University SOP Procedure
  • Harvard SOPs Compiled
  • UPenn SOP