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==CCCR Classification of Toxic Products (Sections 33 and 34)==
 
==CCCR Classification of Toxic Products (Sections 33 and 34)==
 
The legal text of the regulations in section 33 and 34 follow below:
 
The legal text of the regulations in section 33 and 34 follow below:
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"The classification criteria in subsection 34(1) assume that the other ingredients in the product are benign. However, if a product contains ingredients in addition to the substance of special concern that would make the product more hazardous, then the product must be classified into the higher sub-category (see subsection 4(3)). This means that the product will at least be classified according to subsection 34(1) and may be classified into a higher subcategory if other hazardous ingredients are present."
 
"The classification criteria in subsection 34(1) assume that the other ingredients in the product are benign. However, if a product contains ingredients in addition to the substance of special concern that would make the product more hazardous, then the product must be classified into the higher sub-category (see subsection 4(3)). This means that the product will at least be classified according to subsection 34(1) and may be classified into a higher subcategory if other hazardous ingredients are present."
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==CCCR Technical Amendments - Sections 33 and 34==
 
==CCCR Technical Amendments - Sections 33 and 34==
 
There are a number of references to section 34 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].  They are as follows:
 
There are a number of references to section 34 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].  They are as follows:
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1. 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".
 
1. 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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==CCCR NexregWiki Links==
 
==CCCR NexregWiki Links==
 
*[[CCCR 2001 Canadian Consumer Chemical Label Compliance]]
 
*[[CCCR 2001 Canadian Consumer Chemical Label Compliance]]
*[[CCCR Requirements]]
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*[[CCCR Toxic Products]]
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==Canadian Goverment Links==
 
==Canadian Goverment Links==
 
*[http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pubs/indust/cccr-2001-rpccc/ref_man/sec-33-article_e.html CCCR Reference Manual, Sections 33 and 34]
 
*[http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pubs/indust/cccr-2001-rpccc/ref_man/sec-33-article_e.html CCCR Reference Manual, Sections 33 and 34]
 
*[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]
 
*[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]
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