Canada SDS Authoring

National Regulations Governing SDSs

In Canada the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) sets out the criteria for SDS’s. The requirements and standards for WHMIS are set out in the Hazardous Products Act and Hazardous Products Regulations. The regulations are administered and monitored by the Government of Canada, Department of Health (Health Canada).

Hazardous Products Act

Hazardous Products Regulations

Additional Regulations

Products sold/used in Quebec must comply with the Charter of the French Language.

GHS Implementation Status

Currently Canada GHS standards include WHMIS 2015.

Multi – Jurisdiction SDS Options

A Canadian SDS may be combined with US regulations.