WHMIS Class D - Division 1: Materials Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects, Subdivision B: Toxic Material

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WHMIS - Class D - Division 1: Materials Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects, Subdivision B (Sections 49-51)

The legal text of the regulations in sections 49-51 follows below:


CPR: Section 49: Pure Substances and Tested Mixtures - Acute Lethality

A pure substance or tested mixture falls into Subdivision B of Division 1 of Class D — Poisonous and Infectious Material if, in an animal assay for acute lethality, it has an


(a) LD50 of more than 50 but not exceeding 500 milligrams per kilogram of body weight of the animal, when tested in accordance with OECD Test Guideline No. 401, “Acute Oral Toxicity”, dated May 12, 1981;


(b) LD50 of more than 200 but not exceeding 1 000 milligrams per kilogram of body weight of the animal, when tested in accordance with OECD Test Guideline No. 402, “Acute Dermal Toxicity”, dated May 12, 1981;


(c) LC50 of more than 1,500 but not exceeding 2,500 parts per million by volume of vapour, when tested for four hours in accordance with OECD Test Guideline No. 403, “Acute Inhalation Toxicity”, dated May 12, 1981, and a saturated vapour concentration at normal atmospheric pressure of more than 0.4 times the LC50; or


(d) LC50 of more than 0.5 but not exceeding 2.5 milligrams per litre or grams per cubic metre of dust, mist or fume, when tested for four hours in accordance with OECD Test Guideline No. 403, “Acute Inhalation Toxicity”, dated May 12, 1981.


CPR: Section 50: Poisonous Substances as Defined by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

A pure substance or tested mixture falls into Subdivision B of Division 1 of Class D — Poisonous and Infectious Material if it is included in Packing Group III of Division 1 of Class 6 in Part III of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.


CPR: Section 51: Untested Mixtures

An untested mixture falls into Subdivision B of Division 1 of Class D — Poisonous and Infectious Material if it contains a product, material or substance that meets any of the criteria applicable to a pure substance or tested mixture referred to in section 49 or 50 and is present at a concentration of one per cent or more.


WHMIS MSDS Reference Manual - Sections 49-51

Health Canada's WHMIS MSDS reference manual for sections 49-51 is available at: WHMIS Requirements of the HPA and CPR, CPR Sections 49-51. One of the important points they note is as follows:


"The criteria in this section are closely related to the criteria in section 46. These criteria represent that group of controlled products that are less hazardous in terms of their ability to cause death in a short time. Information relating to the referenced OECD guidelines is provided in the discussion under section 46."


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