Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2013-05-02 to 2017-02-02:


Marginal note:Information to appear on label

  •  (1) An exporter must affix to any container in which a substance is exported a label that includes the following information in either or both official languages and, as far as practicable, at least one of the official languages of the country of destination:

    • (a) the name of the substance as it appears on the Export Control List and the commodity code of the substance as it is identified in the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System;

    • (b) a description of the hazards to the environment or human health that can arise from the nature of the substance or, if applicable, the product that contains it; and

    • (c) the precautionary measures to be followed when handling, using or being exposed to the substance or, if applicable, the product that contains it, and the first aid measures to be administered in case of exposure.

  • Marginal note:Bulk shipment

    (2) In the case of a bulk shipment, the exporter must either affix a label in accordance with subsection (1) or include with each shipment a label or a document that contains the information required to be included on the label.

  • Definition of bulk shipment

    (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), bulk shipment means the shipment of a substance without any packaging or containment other than containment in

    • (a) a vessel having a water capacity of more than 454 L;

    • (b) a freight container or a portable tank;

    • (c) a road vehicle or a railway vehicle; or

    • (d) the hold of a ship.

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