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Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001

Version of section 49 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-06-21:


Marginal note:Sub-categories of hazard category “Category 3, flammable products”

  •  (1) A flammable product described in column 1 of the table to this subsection must be classified in the sub-category set out in column 2.

    TABLE TO SUBSECTION 49(1)

    SUB-CATEGORIES OF HAZARD CATEGORY “CATEGORY 3, FLAMMABLE PRODUCTS”

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemProduct DescriptionSub-category
    1A product that spontaneously combusts under reasonably foreseeable conditions of useSpontaneously Combustible
    2A product that heats spontaneously on contact with air to the point that it begins to burnSpontaneously Combustible
    3A liquid, other than a liquid in a spray container, that has a flash point, determined in accordance with one of the standards set out in section 50, of
    • (a) less than -18.0°C;

    Very Flammable
    • (b) -18.0°C or more but not more than 37.8°C; or

    Flammable
    • (c) more than 37.8°C but not more than 60.0°C

    Combustible
    4A solid, paste or gel that emits a vapour that has a flash point, determined in accordance with the standard set out in section 51, of
    • (a) less than -18.0°C;

    Very Flammable
    • (b) -18.0°C or more but not more than 37.8°C; or

    Flammable
    • (c) more than 37.8°C but not more than 60.0°C

    Combustible
    5A gas, other than a gas in a spray container, that forms a flammable mixture with air at a concentration of 13% or less by volume at normal atmospheric pressureFlammable
    6A gas, other than a gas in a spray container, that forms a flammable mixture with air over a concentration range of 12% or more by volume at normal atmospheric pressureFlammable
    7A liquid or gas in a spray container that, when tested in accordance with the procedure set out in Schedule 1,
    • (a) has a flame projection of 100 cm or more;

    Very Flammable
    • (b) has a flame projection of 15 cm or more but less than 100 cm; or

    Flammable
    • (c) exhibits a flashback

    Very Flammable
  • Marginal note:Flammable liquid in a refillable spray container

    (2) In the case of a liquid flammable product in a refillable spray container, the person responsible must

    • (a) determine both the product’s flash point, in accordance with section 50, and its flame projection and flashback, in accordance with section 52; and

    • (b) classify the product in the most flammable sub-category of the applicable sub-categories as determined under items 3 and 7 of the table to subsection (1).

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