The Directorate General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance reminds exporters and importers to understand documents containing important information about chemical products or dangerous goods prior to physical inspection of goods.
Document known as Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) contains information on the identities of materials and producers, the hazards, the content, the way of handling, the way of transportation to the way of disposal of its waste.
The Director of International Customs and Interagency of Customs Institutions says MSDS in Indonesian terms is known as Material Safety Data Sheet (LDKB). MSDS must be understood by everyone who will be involved in handling chemical goods and dangerous goods.
The MSDS shall be known to all persons involved in the process of manufacture, storage, transportation, use, up to the disposal of its waste, and therefore the producing company shall provide MSDS in any goods it manufactures,
The Government through Regulation of the Minister of Trade No. 75 / M-DAG / PER / 10/2014 on the Second Amendment to Regulation of the Minister of Trade No. 44 / M-DAG / PER / 9/2009 concerning Procurement, Distribution and Control of Dangerous Materials, Importing hazardous materials to have IP (Producer Importer) B2 (Dangerous Material) or SPI (Letter of Import Approval) B2 (Dangerous Materials).