Controlled Products Regulations (SOR/88-66)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2010-02-23. Previous Versions

Identical Product Identifiers

 The product identifier that is disclosed on the label of a controlled product or container in which a controlled product is packaged shall be identical to the product identifier that is disclosed on the material safety data sheet for the controlled product.

Revisions to Material Safety Data Sheets and Labels

  •  (1) Where new information in respect of a controlled product or an ingredient of a controlled product becomes available, the supplier shall

    • (a) revise the material safety data sheet and the date thereof and, where applicable, the label of the controlled product; and

    • (b) in respect of the revised material safety data sheet and, where applicable, the revised label,

      • (i) in the case of the sale of the controlled product subsequent to the information becoming available, transmit the revised material safety data sheet and apply the revised label in accordance with section 13 of the Act, and

      • (ii) in the case of an importation of the controlled product subsequent to the information becoming available, obtain or prepare the revised material safety data sheet and apply the revised label in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

  • (2) Where no new information in respect of a controlled product or an ingredient of a controlled product becomes available in the three years following the date of preparation of a material safety data sheet of the controlled product, the supplier shall

    • (a) review the accuracy of the information disclosed on the material safety data sheet and, if necessary, revise the material safety data sheet and, where applicable, the label of the controlled product;

    • (b) revise the date of preparation disclosed on the material safety data sheet; and

    • (c) in respect of the revised material safety data sheet and, where applicable, the revised label of the controlled product,

      • (i) in the case of the sale of the controlled product after the revision of the material safety data sheet, transmit the revised material safety data sheet and, where applicable, apply the revised label in accordance with section 13 of the Act, and

      • (ii) in the case of an importation of the controlled product after the revision of the material safety data sheet, obtain or prepare the revised material safety data sheet and, where applicable, apply the revised label in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

Provision of Information

  •  (1) Any supplier who sells or imports a controlled product intended for use in a work place in Canada shall provide, as soon as is practicable in the circumstances, any information in respect of the controlled product that is referred to in paragraph 13(a) of the Act and is in the possession of the supplier to any physician or nurse who requests that information for the purpose of making a medical diagnosis of, or rendering medical treatment to, a person in an emergency.

  • (2) Any physician or nurse to whom information is provided by a supplier pursuant to subsection (1) shall keep confidential any information specified by the supplier as being confidential except for the purpose for which it was provided.

 Subject to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, a supplier who sells or imports a controlled product intended for use in a work place in Canada shall identify as soon as is practicable in the circumstances, on the request of an inspector, any person to whom a controlled product is sold or any user of a controlled product, the source of information for any toxicological data used in the preparation of any material safety data sheet that has been transmitted by the supplier to any person pursuant to paragraph 13(a) of the Act or has been obtained or prepared by the supplier pursuant to paragraph 14(a) of the Act.