Difference between revisions of "WHMIS Class B Division 4: Flammable Solids"

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==WHMIS MSDS Reference Manual - Section 38==
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==WHMIS MSDS Reference Manual - Section 39==
 
Health Canada's WHMIS MSDS reference manual for section 39 is available at: [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/ref_man/cpr-rpc_39_e.html WHMIS Requirements of the HPA and CPR, CPR Section 39].  One of the important points they note is as follows:
 
Health Canada's WHMIS MSDS reference manual for section 39 is available at: [http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/occup-travail/ref_man/cpr-rpc_39_e.html WHMIS Requirements of the HPA and CPR, CPR Section 39].  One of the important points they note is as follows:
  
  
"A liquid which has a flash point between 37.8 °C and 93.3 °C is considered to be a "combustible" liquid under WHMIS and is included in Division 3 of Class B."
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"Note: The opening section of Schedule V describes the length and depth dimensions of a rectangular metal boat used to pack samples of granules, powders and pastes. However, there had been no reference to a width dimension. This test method was included in the June 1984 Report of the Criteria Working Group and the method is also referenced in the U.S. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 16CFR 1500.44. The width dimension specified in both of these documents is 2.54 cm (1 in.). The absence of a width dimension in the CPR was an unintentional omission. The CPR was amended accordingly; {ref.: PIS No. 71; SOR/97-543}."
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