Difference between revisions of "WHMIS Canadian Industrial Chemical Label Compliance"

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== WHMIS Industrial Product Labeling in Canada ==
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In Canada, the labels on chemical products intended for industrial or institutional use is governed by the [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/H-3/ Hazardous Products Act] and the [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/H-3/SOR-88-66 Controlled Products Regulations].  The Government of Canada has a reference guide on these two acts: [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/whmis-simdut/ref_man/ref_manual_index_e.html Reference Manual for the WHMIS Requirements of the Hazardous Products Act and Controlled Products Regulations].
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Part II of the ''Controlled Products Regulations'' deals specifically with a number of issues related to the labelling of industrial and institutional products.
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== WHMIS Labels : PART II of the Controlled Products Regulations ==
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* [[Exemptions||WHMIS Label Exemptions]]
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* [[Labels of Bulk Shipments|WHMIS Labels of Bulk Shipments]]
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* [[Information to be Disclosed on Labels||WHMIS Label Disclosure]]
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* [[Label Design||WHMIS Label Design]]
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* [[Legibility of Labels|WHMIS Legibility of Labels]]
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* [[Reproduction of Hazard Symbols|WHMIS Reproduction of Hazard Symbols]]
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== WHMIS Classifications ==
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Part IV of the ''Controlled Products Regulations'' has the title ''Classes of Controlled Products'' and outlines the criteria for WHMIS classifications for labels.  The classes are:
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* [[Class A - Compressed Gas]]
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* [[Class B - Flammable and Combustable Material]]
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** [Division 1: Flammable Gases| Class B Division 1: Flammable Gases]]
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== WHMIS Industrial Label FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) ==
 
== WHMIS Industrial Label FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) ==
  

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