Hazardous Products Regulations (SOR/2015-17)

Regulations are current to 2017-12-11 and last amended on 2015-02-11. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 2(Subsection 4(3))

Information Elements on Safety Data Sheet — Biohazardous Infectious Materials

ItemColumn 1Column 2
HeadingSpecific Information Elements
1Section I — Infectious Agent
  • (a) name;

  • (b) synonym or cross-reference; and

  • (c) characteristics

2Section II — Hazard Identification
  • (a) pathogenicity/toxicity;

  • (b) epidemiology;

  • (c) host range;

  • (d) infectious dose;

  • (e) mode of transmission;

  • (f) incubation period; and

  • (g) communicability

3Section III — Dissemination
  • (a) reservoir;

  • (b) zoonosis; and

  • (c) vectors

4Section IV — Stability and Viability
  • (a) drug susceptibility/resistance;

  • (b) susceptibility to disinfectants;

  • (c) physical inactivation; and

  • (d) survival outside host

5Section V — First Aid/Medical
  • (a) surveillance;

  • (b) first aid/treatment;

  • (c) immunization; and

  • (d) prophylaxis

6Section VI — Laboratory Hazard
  • (a) laboratory-acquired infections;

  • (b) sources/specimens;

  • (c) primary hazards; and

  • (d) special hazards

7Section VII — Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
  • (a) risk group classification;

  • (b) containment requirements;

  • (c) protective clothing; and

  • (d) other precautions

8Section VIII — Handling and Storage
9Section IX — Regulatory and Other Information
  • (a) regulatory information;

  • (b) last file update (date); and

  • (c) prepared by (name of author)

 
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