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Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001

Version of section 4 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-06-21:


Marginal note:Determination by person responsible

  •  (1) The person responsible, using one or more of the applicable properties, data sources or test procedures set out in section 6 or Parts 1 to 5, must determine

    • (a) the hazard categories of the chemical product or container and, if applicable, its appropriate sub-categories;

    • (b) the type of container that is required; and

    • (c) the information that is required to be displayed on the container.

  • Marginal note:Multiple hazard categories

    (2) If a chemical product and its container fall into more than one hazard category, its container must display the information that is required for every applicable hazard category.

  • Marginal note:Multiple sub-categories

    (3) Subject to subsection (4), if a chemical product falls into more than one sub-category within a hazard category, the person responsible must classify the product in the sub-category that represents the greatest hazard within each applicable hazard category.

  • Marginal note:Multiple sub-categories — flammable products

    (4) If a chemical product falls into both the sub-category “spontaneously combustible” and another sub-category in the hazard category “Category 3, flammable product”, it must be classified in both sub-categories.

  • Marginal note:Multiple routes of exposure

    (5) The container of a chemical product to which an individual may be exposed by more than one route of exposure must display the required information for each route of exposure.

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