Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.32 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-06-13:

  •  (1) Where a controlled product, other than a controlled product referred to in paragraph 10.31(1)(c), is received in the work place by an employer, the employer shall, without delay, obtain from the supplier of the controlled product a supplier material safety data sheet in respect of the controlled product, unless the employer is in possession of a supplier material safety data sheet that

    • (a) is for a controlled product that has the same product identifier;

    • (b) discloses information that is current at the time that the controlled product is received; and

    • (c) was prepared and dated not more than three years before the date that the controlled product is received.

  • (2) Where there is a controlled product in a work place and the supplier material safety data sheet in respect of the controlled product is three years old or more, the employer shall, where possible, obtain from the supplier an up-to-date supplier material safety data sheet.

  • (3) Where it is not practicable for an employer to obtain an up-to-date supplier material safety data sheet, the employer shall update the hazard information on the most recent supplier material safety data sheet that the employer has received on the basis of the ingredients disclosed on that supplier material safety data sheet.

  • (4) Where a controlled product is received in a work place that is a laboratory, from a supplier who is exempted by the Controlled Products Regulations from the requirement to provide a material safety data sheet for that product, the employer is exempt from the requirements of subsection (1) if the controlled product

    • (a) originates from a laboratory supply house;

    • (b) is intended for use in a laboratory; and

    • (c) is packaged in a container in a quantity of less than 10 kg.

  • SOR/88-68, s. 12;
  • SOR/94-263, s. 39;
  • SOR/96-294, s. 2;
  • SOR/98-427, s. 7.
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