Difference between revisions of "CCCR 2001 Canadian Consumer Chemical Label Compliance"

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==What is the CCCR 2001==
 
==What is the CCCR 2001==
 
In Canada, the law governing the labeling of consumer chemical products is the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001.  Health Canada's [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pubs/indust/hpa-pcc/guide-evaluation_e.html Guide to Canadian Consumer Chemical Product Assessment] contains a great deal of information on the legislation.  Here are a few key items:
 
In Canada, the law governing the labeling of consumer chemical products is the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001.  Health Canada's [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pubs/indust/hpa-pcc/guide-evaluation_e.html Guide to Canadian Consumer Chemical Product Assessment] contains a great deal of information on the legislation.  Here are a few key items:
 
  
 
"If a consumer can buy a chemical product in Canada through the retail distribution network, then that product must meet the requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001, issued under the Hazardous Products Act."
 
"If a consumer can buy a chemical product in Canada through the retail distribution network, then that product must meet the requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001, issued under the Hazardous Products Act."
 
  
 
"The following types of products are not subject to the Hazardous Products Act or its associated Regulations, since they are governed by other Canadian legislation:"
 
"The following types of products are not subject to the Hazardous Products Act or its associated Regulations, since they are governed by other Canadian legislation:"
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"Chemicals used exclusively in the workplace are excluded from the CCCR-2001. Workplace chemicals are governed by the requirements of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), established under the Hazardous Products Act and associated Controlled Products Regulations. Chemical products used by consumers and regulated under the CCCR-2001 are exempt from WHMIS labelling requirements under paragraph 12(f) of the Act. But the converse is not true. All chemical products available to the general public must meet the CCCR-2001 requirements."
 
"Chemicals used exclusively in the workplace are excluded from the CCCR-2001. Workplace chemicals are governed by the requirements of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), established under the Hazardous Products Act and associated Controlled Products Regulations. Chemical products used by consumers and regulated under the CCCR-2001 are exempt from WHMIS labelling requirements under paragraph 12(f) of the Act. But the converse is not true. All chemical products available to the general public must meet the CCCR-2001 requirements."
 
  
 
"The warnings required by these Regulations must be displayed in both official languages, that is, in English and French."
 
"The warnings required by these Regulations must be displayed in both official languages, that is, in English and French."

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