Difference between revisions of "CCCR Classification of Toxic Products"

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'''Note''': ''In the [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/legislation/acts-lois/techni_e.html Proposed Technical Amendments to the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001] there is the following amendment:''
 
'''Note''': ''In the [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/legislation/acts-lois/techni_e.html Proposed Technical Amendments to the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001] there is the following amendment:''
  
'''A chemical product that contains hydrocyanic acid or its salts, such as sodium cyanide or potassium cyanide, is classified as "very toxic" and is prohibited from consumer sale. These substances have been prohibited from consumer products under the Hazardous Products Act since 1988, and the prohibition was incorporated into the CCCR-2001. However, the Regulations are not consistent between English and French. The French wording correctly reads: "acide cyanhydrique ou ses sels"; the equivalent wording in English would be: "hydrocyanic acid or its salts".'''
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''A chemical product that contains hydrocyanic acid or its salts, such as sodium cyanide or potassium cyanide, is classified as "very toxic" and is prohibited from consumer sale. These substances have been prohibited from consumer products under the Hazardous Products Act since 1988, and the prohibition was incorporated into the CCCR-2001. However, the Regulations are not consistent between English and French. The French wording correctly reads: "acide cyanhydrique ou ses sels"; the equivalent wording in English would be: "hydrocyanic acid or its salts".''
  
'''The CCCR-2001 will be amended to clarify the English text in subsection 34(1).'''
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''The CCCR-2001 will be amended to clarify the English text in subsection 34(1).''
  
'''Proposed Text:'''
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''Proposed Text:''
  
'''The portion of item 5 of the table to subsection 34(1) of the English version of the Regulations in column 1 is replaced by the following: Hydrocyanic acid or its salts'''
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''The portion of item 5 of the table to subsection 34(1) of the English version of the Regulations in column 1 is replaced by the following: Hydrocyanic acid or its salts''
  
  
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A chemical product that poses a risk to a consumer through an oral route and has an LD50 set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection must be classified in the sub-category set out in column 2.  
 
A chemical product that poses a risk to a consumer through an oral route and has an LD50 set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection must be classified in the sub-category set out in column 2.  
  
==CCCR 2001: Section 34 Subsection 1: Table - Sub-categories — substance of special concern==
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==CCCR 2001: Section 34 Subsection 2: Table - Sub-categories — oral exposure==
  
  
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</TABLE>
 
</TABLE>
  
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==CCCR 2001: Section 34, Subsection 3: Sub-categories — dermal exposure==
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A chemical product that poses a risk to a consumer through an oral route and has an LD50 set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection must be classified in the sub-category set out in column 2.
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==CCCR 2001: Section 34 Subsection 3: Table - Sub-categories — dermal exposure==
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<TABLE BORDER="1">
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<TR>
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<TD></TD>
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<TD>'''Column 1'''</TD>
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<TD>'''Column 2'''</TD>
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</TR>
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<TR>
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<TD>'''Item'''</TD>
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<TD>'''LD50'''</TD>
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<TD>'''Sub-category'''</TD>
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</TR>
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<TR>
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<TD>1.</TD>
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<TD>not more than 200 mg/kg</TD>
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<TD>Very Toxic</TD>
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</TR>
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<TR>
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<TD>2.</TD>
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<TD>more than 200 mg/kg but not more than 1 000 mg/kg</TD>
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<TD>Toxic</TD>
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</TR>
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<TR>
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<TD>3.</TD>
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<TD>more than 1 000 mg/kg but not more than 2 000 mg/kg</TD>
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<TD>Harmful</TD>
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</TR>
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</TABLE>
  
  

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