Find extra information about chemicals and chemical safety by searching the following databases.


GoldFFX provides safety information for approximately 100,000 chemicals and hazardous substances. Each safety data sheet (SDS) provides safety advice, chemical and physical properties, risks, toxicities, emergency response, workplace exposure levels and disposal.

It is tailored to New Zealand requirements but also includes supplier-created safety data sheets for less common chemicals.

Visit now: GoldFFX database.


SciTrack is the University’s procurement and inventory management system for all chemicals.

For more information including how to request access, please visit the SciTrack website.

Other databases


The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides access to a large database of supplier-created safety data sheets. In addition their CHEMINFO database has comprehensive health and safety information for many chemicals.  

Discover more: The CCOHS database.


The Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (e-EROS) contains a database of over 48,000 reactions and around 3,500 of the most frequently consulted reagents. This provides information about how a chemical might react, including health and hazard precautions.

Visit now: The e-EROS database.

Document Control
Version: 1.0
Last Updated: Dec 2019
Next Review: Dec 2022
Approver: Associate Director, Health Safety & Wellbeing