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Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001

Version of section 39 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-06-03:


Marginal note:Required information — sub-category “toxic”

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the container of a chemical product that is classified in the sub-category “toxic” under section 33 must display, for each type of information set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection, and for each applicable route of exposure set out in column 2, the information set out in columns 3 and 4, other than the instructions set out in italics.

    TABLE TO SUBSECTION 39(1)

    REQUIRED INFORMATION — SUB-CATEGORY “TOXIC”

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemType of informationApplicable route of exposureEnglish informationFrench information
    1Hazard symbolAll
    A symbol for a poisonous substance, described by an octagonal border encompassing a skull and crossbones.
    Un symbole pour un poison, décrit par un contour octogonal contenant un crâne et des os.
    2Signal wordAllDANGERDANGER
    3Primary hazard statementAllPOISONPOISON
    4Specific hazard statement
    • (a) Oral or aspiration

    CONTENTS HARMFULCONTENU NOCIF
    CONTENTS HARMFULCONTENU NOCIF
    • (c) Inhalation

    CONTENTS HARMFUL

    or, if only the vapour or fume poses a hazard:

    FUMES HARMFUL

    CONTENU NOCIF

    or, if only the vapour or fume poses a hazard:

    ÉMANATIONS NOCIVES

    5Negative instructions
    • (a) Oral or aspiration

    Do not swallow.Ne pas avaler.
    • (b) Oral and contains 1% or more methyl alcohol and a total quantity of 5 mL or more

    May cause blindness if swallowed.L’ingestion peut causer la cécité.
    Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing.Éviter tout contact avec les yeux, la peau et les vêtements.
    • (d) Inhalation

    Do not breathe fumes.Ne pas respirer les émanations.
    6Positive instructionsKeep out of reach of children.Tenir hors de la portée des enfants.
    • (b) Oral or aspiration

    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., a mask.].Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., un masque.].
    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., rubber gloves, safety glasses.].Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., des gants de caoutchouc, des lunettes de sécurité.].
    • (d) Inhalation

    Use only in a well-ventilated area.

    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., a mask, a respirator.].

    N’utiliser que dans un endroit bien aéré.

    Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., un masque, un respirateur.].

    7First aid statement

    FIRST AID TREATMENT

    Contains [name of hazardous ingredients in descending order of proportion].

    If swallowed, call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately.

    PREMIERS SOINS

    Contient [name of hazardous ingredients in descending order of proportion].

    En cas d’ingestion, appeler immédiatement un centre antipoison ou un médecin.

    • (b) Oral or aspiration

    If person is [Insert instructions for administering first aid, e.g., for methyl alcohol: If person is alert, induce vomiting.].Si la personne est [Insert instructions for administering first aid, e.g., for methyl alcohol: Si la personne est consciente, provoquer le vomissement.].

    If in eyes or on skin, rinse well with water.

    If on clothes, remove clothes.

    En cas de contact avec les yeux ou la peau, bien rincer avec de l’eau.

    En cas de contact avec les vêtements, enlever ceux-ci.

    • (d) Inhalation

    If breathed in, move person into fresh air.En cas d’inhalation, transporter à l’air frais la personne exposée.
  • Marginal note:Required information — sub-category “harmful”

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the container of a chemical product that is classified in the sub-category “harmful” under section 33 must display, for each type of information set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection, and for each applicable route of exposure set out in column 2, the information set out in columns 3 and 4, other than the instructions set out in italics.

    TABLE TO SUBSECTION 39(2)

    REQUIRED INFORMATION — SUB-CATEGORY “HARMFUL”

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemType of informationApplicable route of exposureEnglish informationFrench information
    1Hazard symbolAll
    A symbol for a poisonous substance, described by an octagonal border encompassing a skull and crossbones.
    Un symbole pour un poison, décrit par un contour octogonal contenant un crâne et des os.
    2Signal wordAllCAUTIONATTENTION
    3Primary hazard statementAllPOISONPOISON
    4Specific hazard statement(a) Oral or aspirationCONTENTS MAY BE HARMFULLE CONTENU PEUT ÊTRE NOCIF
    CONTENTS MAY BE HARMFULLE CONTENU PEUT ÊTRE NOCIF
    • (c) Inhalation

    CONTENTS MAY BE HARMFUL

    or, if only the vapour or fume poses a hazard:

    FUMES MAY BE HARMFUL

    LE CONTENU PEUT ÊTRE NOCIF

    or, if only the vapour or fume poses a hazard:

    LES ÉMANATIONS PEUVENT ÊTRE NOCIVES

    5Negative instructions
    • (a) Oral or aspiration

    Do not swallow.Ne pas avaler.
    Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing.Éviter tout contact avec les yeux, la peau et les vêtements.
    • (c) Inhalation

    Do not breathe fumes.Ne pas respirer les émanations.
    6Positive instructionsKeep out of reach of children.Tenir hors de la portée des enfants.
    • (b) Oral or aspiration

    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., a mask.].Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., un masque.].
    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., rubber gloves, safety glasses.].Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., des gants de caoutchouc, des lunettes de sécurité.].
    • (d) Inhalation

    Use only in a well-ventilated area.

    Wear [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., a mask, a respirator.].

    N’utiliser que dans un endroit bien aéré.

    Porter [Insert description of the specific safety equipment relevant to the hazard, e.g., un masque, un respirateur.].

    7First aid statement

    FIRST AID TREATMENT

    Contains [name of hazardous ingredients in descending order of proportion].

    If swallowed, call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately.

    PREMIERS SOINS

    Contient [name of hazardous ingredients in descending order of proportion].

    En cas d’ingestion, appeler immédiatement un centre antipoison ou un médecin.

    • (b) Oral or aspiration

    If person is [Insert instructions for administering first aid, e.g., for methyl alcohol: If person is alert, induce vomiting.].Si la personne est [Insert instructions for administering first aid, e.g., for methyl alcohol: Si la personne est consciente, provoquer le vomissement.].

    If in eyes or on skin, rinse well with water.

    If on clothes, remove clothes.

    En cas de contact avec les yeux ou la peau, bien rincer avec de l’eau.

    En cas de contact avec les vêtements, enlever ceux-ci.

    • (d) Inhalation

    If breathed in, move person into fresh air.En cas d’inhalation, transporter à l’air frais la personne exposée.
  • Marginal note:Exception — fuels

    (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a container of a fuel, such as gasoline, ethanol or propane, if the container is directly connected to an internal combustion engine, a gas turbine or an appliance that uses the fuel.

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