Hazardous Products Regulations (SOR/2015-17)

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

SCHEDULE 3(Subsection 3(3), section 3.1, paragraph 5.3(c) and Schedule 5)

Symbols and Pictograms

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
Name of SymbolSymbolPictogram
1Flame
The image of a flame with a thick black edge and the middle of the image, also in the shape of a flame, is white. This image rests above a horizontal black line of the same width as the black contour of the flame. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of a flammability hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a flame with a thick black edge and the middle of the image, also in the shape of a flame, is white. This image rests above a horizontal black line of the same width as the black contour of the flame. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of a flammability hazard.
2Flame over circle
The image of a black flame with, at its base, five little white flames. This image rests along the contour of the upper half of a black ring with a white centre, the bottom of which rests on a horizontal black line of the same width as the ring diameter. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of an oxidizing hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a black flame with, at its base, five little white flames. This image rests along the contour of the upper half of a black ring with a white centre, the bottom of which rests on a horizontal black line of the same width as the ring diameter. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of an oxidizing hazard.
3Exploding bomb
The image of a fragmenting solid black circle projecting debris in all directions. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of an explosion hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a fragmenting solid black circle projecting debris in all directions. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of an explosion hazard.
4Corrosion
Two images side by side. On the right side is a test tube pouring black droplets toward the right onto a hand whose fingers are directed toward the left, and causing damage at the point of contact. On the left side is another test tube pouring black droplets toward the left onto a black rectangle and causing damage at the point of contact. Both images include four vertical wavy lines that radiate from the point of contact to symbolize smoke or fumes. The images of the test tubes have a black outline and white background and include the images of a black liquid near their pour points. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of a corrosive hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, two images side by side. On the right side is a test tube pouring black droplets toward the right onto a hand whose fingers are directed toward the left, and causing damage at the point of contact. On the left side is another test tube pouring black droplets toward the left onto a black rectangle and causing damage at the point of contact. Both images include four vertical wavy lines that radiate from the point of contact to symbolize smoke or fumes. The images of the test tubes have a black outline and white background and include the images of a black liquid near their pour points. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of a corrosive hazard.
5Gas cylinder
The image of a long black gas cylinder with a short neck and that is leaning toward the right, almost horizontally. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of a compressed gas hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a long black gas cylinder with a short neck and that is leaning toward the right, almost horizontally. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of a compressed gas hazard.
6Skull and crossbones
The image of a black outline of a skull with a white background and black eyes and nose, over two crossed bones depicted by black outlines on white backgrounds. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of an acute toxicity hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the black outline of a skull with a white background and black eyes and nose, over two crossed bones depicted by black outlines on white backgrounds. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of an acute toxicity hazard.
7Exclamation mark
The image of a large black exclamation mark. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of a health hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a large black exclamation mark. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of a health hazard.
8Health hazard
The image of a black torso and head of a person. In the middle of the torso there is a white spot with six white extensions radiating in all directions from the spot. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of a health hazard.
A red square, set on one of its points, outlined on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a black torso and head of a person. In the middle of the torso there is a white spot with six white extensions radiating in all directions from the spot. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of a health hazard.
9Biohazardous infectious materials
The image of a small black ring over which there are three large black crescents attached together by the middle of their closed sides, with a small white circle in the middle. This symbol is used to warn about the presence of an infectious or biological hazard.
A circle with a black outline on a white background, symbolizing danger. It contains, inside its perimeter, the image of a small black ring over which there are three large black crescents attached together by the middle of their closed sides, with a small white circle in the middle. This pictogram is used to warn about the presence of an infectious or biological hazard.
 
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