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== WHMIS Industrial Product Labeling in Canada ==
 
== WHMIS Industrial Product Labeling in Canada ==
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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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:  
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[http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/ref_man/ref_manual_index_e.html Reference Manual for the WHMIS Requirements of the Hazardous Products Act and Controlled Products Regulations].
  
 
Part II of the ''Controlled Products Regulations'' deals specifically with a number of issues related to the labelling of industrial and institutional products.
 
Part II of the ''Controlled Products Regulations'' deals specifically with a number of issues related to the labelling of industrial and institutional products.
  
== WHMIS Labels : PART II of the Controlled Products Regulations ==
 
* [[Exemptions|WHMIS Label Exemptions]]
 
* [[Labels of Bulk Shipments|WHMIS Labels of Bulk Shipments]]
 
* [[Information to be Disclosed on Labels|WHMIS Label Disclosure]]
 
* [[Label Design|WHMIS Label Design]]
 
* [[Legibility of Labels|WHMIS Legibility of Labels]]
 
* [[Reproduction of Hazard Symbols|WHMIS Reproduction of Hazard Symbols]]
 
  
== WHMIS Classifications ==
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==Controlled Products Regulations: Part II - Labels ==
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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Part II of the Controlled Products Regulations contains information on the preperation and authoring of industrial labels in CanadaPart II contains sections 14 through 22, which break down as follows:
* [[Class A - Compressed Gas|WHMIS Class A - Compressed Gas]]
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* [[Class B - Flammable and Combustable Material|WHMIS Class B - Flammable and Combustable Material]]
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** [[Division 1: Flammable Gases|WHMIS Class B Division 1: Flammable Gases]]
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** [[Division 2: Flammable Liquids|WHMIS Class B Division 2: Flammable Liquids]]
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** [[Division 3: Combustible Liquids|WHMIS Class B Division 3: Combustible Liquids]]
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** [[Division 4: Flammable Solids|WHMIS Class B Division 4: Flammable Solids]]
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** [[Division 5: Flammable Aerosols|WHMIS Class B Division 5: Flammable Aerosols]]
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** [[Division 6: Reactive Flammable Materials|WHMIS Class B Division 6: Reactive Flammable Materials]]
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* [[Class C - Oxidizing Material|WHMIS Class C - Oxidizing Material]]
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* [[Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Material|WHMIS Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Material]]
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** [[Division 1: Materials Causing Immediate and Toxic Effects|WHMIS Class D Division 1: Materials Causing Immediate and Toxic Effects]]
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*** [[Subdivision A: Very Toxic Material| WHMIS Class D Division 1 Subdivision A: Very Toxic Material
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== WHMIS Industrial Label FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) ==
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* [[WHMIS Labels Exemptions|Sections 14-17: Exemptions]]
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* [[WHMIS Labels of Bulk Shipments|Section 18: Labels of Bulk Shipments]]
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* [[WHMIS Information to be Disclosed on Labels|Section 19: Information to be Disclosed on Labels]]
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* [[WHMIS Label Design|Section 20: Label Design]]
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* [[WHMIS Legibility of Labels|Section 21: Legibility of Labels]]
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* [[WHMIS Reproduction of Hazard Symbols|Section 22: Reproduction of Hazard Symbols]]
  
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==Controlled Products Regulations: Part III - General ==
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Part III of the Controlled Products Regulations contains general information on the preperation and authoring of MSDSs and industrial labels in Canada.  Part III contains sections 23 through 31, which break down as follows:
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Exemption|Section 23: Exemption]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Manner of Disclosing Information|Sections 24-25: Manner of Disclosing Information]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Information in Respect of Exemptions|Sections 26-27: Information in Respect of Exemptions]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Identical Product Identifiers|Section 28: Identical Product Identifiers]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Revisions to Material Safety Data Sheets and Labels|Section 29: Revisions to Material Safety Data Sheets and Labels]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Provision of Information|Sections 30-31: Provision of Information]]
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== WHMIS Classifications - Controlled Products Regulations: Part IV - Classes of Controled Products ==
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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 sections and classes are:
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Interpretation|Section 32: Interpretation]]
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* [[CPR - WHMIS Manner of Establishing Classification|Section 33: Manner of Establishing Classification ]]
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* [[WHMIS Class A - Compressed Gas|Section 34: Class A - Compressed Gas]]
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* [[WHMIS Class B - Flammable and Combustable Material|Sections 35-41: Class B - Flammable and Combustable Material]]
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* [[WHMIS Class C - Oxidizing Material|Section 42: Class C - Oxidizing Material]]
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* [[WHMIS Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Material|Sections 43-64: Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Material]]
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* [[WHMIS Class E - Corrosive Material|Section 65: Class E - Corrosive Material]]
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* [[WHMIS Class F - Dangerously Reactive Material|Section 66: Class F - Dangerously Reactive Material]]
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== WHMIS Hazard Symbols ==
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WHMIS Hazard Symbols and WHMIS Hatched Border can be downloaded at the following links:
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* [[WHMIS Hazard Symbols]]
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* [[WHMIS Label Border]]
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== WHMIS Industrial Label FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) ==
 
* [[Do labels prepared under U.S. OSHA HCS meet Canadian requirements?]]
 
* [[Do labels prepared under U.S. OSHA HCS meet Canadian requirements?]]
 
* [[What are the language requirements for WHMIS supplier labels?]]
 
* [[What are the language requirements for WHMIS supplier labels?]]
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* [[How quickly can you prepare my label review?]]
 
* [[How quickly can you prepare my label review?]]
 
* [[What information do I need to provide in order to have a label produced?]]
 
* [[What information do I need to provide in order to have a label produced?]]
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==Nexreg Compliance WHMIS Canadian Industrial Label Authoring Services==
 
==Nexreg Compliance WHMIS Canadian Industrial Label Authoring Services==
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*[http://www.nexreg.com/nl/label_reviews/canadian_industrial_label_review.php Canadese Handelsetiket Controle] (Dutch)
 
*[http://www.nexreg.com/nl/label_reviews/canadian_industrial_label_review.php Canadese Handelsetiket Controle] (Dutch)
 
*[http://www.nexreg.com/zh/label_reviews/canadian_industrial_label_review.php 加拿大工业标签检验] (Chinese - Simplified)
 
*[http://www.nexreg.com/zh/label_reviews/canadian_industrial_label_review.php 加拿大工业标签检验] (Chinese - Simplified)
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== WHMIS Label Government Links ==
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* [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/H-3/ Hazardous Products Act]
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* [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/H-3/SOR-88-66 Controlled Products Regulations]
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* [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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== Contact Nexreg Compliance ==
 
== Contact Nexreg Compliance ==
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[[Category:Label Compliance|Label Compliance by Jurisdiction]]
 
[[Category:Label Compliance|Label Compliance by Jurisdiction]]
[[Category:WHMIS Label Compliance|WHMIS Label Compliance by Jurisdiction]]
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[[Category:WHMIS Label Compliance|WHMIS Label Compliance]]

Latest revision as of 10:27, 29 April 2008

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