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Cosmetic Regulations

Version of section 26 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-11-15:

  •  (1) Subject to section 27, if a cosmetic is packaged in a container described in subsection 25(1) and has a flame projection of a length set out in column I of any of items 1 to 3 of the table to this subsection or has a flashback as set out in column I of item 4 of that table, as determined by official method DO-30, Determination of Flame Projection, dated October 15, 1981, the principal display panel of the inner label of and outer label for the cosmetic shall display, in accordance with sections 15 to 18 of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, as they read on September 30, 2001, the following information:

    • (a) the hazard symbol set out in column II of the same item;

    • (b) in both official languages, the signal word set out in column III of the same item; and

    • (c) in both official languages, the primary hazard statement set out in column IV of the same item.

    TABLE/TABLEAU

    Item

    Article

    Column I

    Colonne I

    Column II

    Colonne II

    Column III

    Colonne III

    Column IV

    Colonne IV

    Flame Projection Length — Flashback

    Projection de la flamme — Retour de flamme

    Hazard Symbol

    Signal de danger

    Signal Word

    Mot indicateur

    Primary Hazard Statement

    Mention de danger principale

    1

    Less than 15 cm

    moins de 15 cm

    A symbol for caution - flammable, described by an inverted triangle border encompassing a flame.

    Caution

    Attention

    Flammable

    Inflammable

    2

    15 cm or more but less than 45 cm

    15 cm et plus mais moins de 45 cm

    A symbol for warning - flammable, described by a diamond shape border encompassing a flame.

    Warning

    Avertissement

    Flammable

    Inflammable

    3

    45 cm or more

    45 cm et plus

    A symbol for danger - extremely flammable, described by an octagonal border encompassing a flame.

    Danger

    Danger

    Extremely Flammable

    Extrêmement inflammable

    4

    Flashback

    Retour de flamme

    A symbol for danger - extremely flammable, described by an octagonal border encompassing a flame.

    Danger

    Danger

    Extremely Flammable

    Extrêmement inflammable

  • (2) In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), one panel of the inner and outer labels of a cosmetic referred to in that subsection shall display, in the size required by paragraph 19(1)(b) of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, as they read on September 30, 2001, the following additional hazard statements:

    “Do not use in presence of open flame or spark.

    Ne pas utiliser en présence d’une flamme nue ou d’étincelles.

  • SOR/81-615, s. 3
  • SOR/82-430, s. 1
  • SOR/85-928, s. 3
  • SOR/92-16, s. 3
  • SOR/2001-272, s. 3
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