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==WHMIS MSDS Reference Manual - Section 35==
 
==WHMIS MSDS Reference Manual - Section 35==
 
Health Canada's WHMIS MSDS reference manual for section 35 is available at: [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/ref_man/cpr-rpc_35_e.html WHMIS Requirements of the HPA and CPR, CPR Section 35].  One of the important points they note is as follows:
 
Health Canada's WHMIS MSDS reference manual for section 35 is available at: [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/ref_man/cpr-rpc_35_e.html WHMIS Requirements of the HPA and CPR, CPR Section 35].  One of the important points they note is as follows:
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"In contrast to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, within WHMIS, flammable and combustible materials have been grouped together under a single Class regardless of whether they are in the solid, liquid or gaseous state."
 
"In contrast to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, within WHMIS, flammable and combustible materials have been grouped together under a single Class regardless of whether they are in the solid, liquid or gaseous state."
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" "Flash point" versus "ignition temperature": In the case of Divisions 2 and 3 of Class B, the CPR specify flash point as opposed to ignition temperature. Flash point is a term which is defined in section 32 of the CPR. Ignition temperature is generally understood to mean the lowest temperature at which sustained combustion of a substance can be maintained. "Sustained combustion" is not a criterion for the flash point ranges specified for Divisions 2 and 3."
 
" "Flash point" versus "ignition temperature": In the case of Divisions 2 and 3 of Class B, the CPR specify flash point as opposed to ignition temperature. Flash point is a term which is defined in section 32 of the CPR. Ignition temperature is generally understood to mean the lowest temperature at which sustained combustion of a substance can be maintained. "Sustained combustion" is not a criterion for the flash point ranges specified for Divisions 2 and 3."
 
  
 
==Nexreg Compliance WHMIS Canadian MSDS Authoring Services==
 
==Nexreg Compliance WHMIS Canadian MSDS Authoring Services==

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