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Hazardous Products Regulations

Version of section 4.5 from 2018-04-04 to 2022-09-22:


Marginal note:Concentration range — material or substance not always present at the same concentration

  •  (1) If the concentration of a material or substance in a hazardous product is required to be provided on a safety data sheet and the material or substance is not always present at the same concentration, the safety data sheet must provide

    • (a) the actual concentration range of the material or substance in the hazardous product;

    • (b) one of the concentration ranges set out in subsection (3) within which the actual concentration range of the material or substance in the hazardous product falls entirely; or

    • (c) if the actual concentration range of the material or substance in the hazardous product is equal to or greater than 0.1% but less than or equal to 30%, and the actual concentration range does not fall entirely within any of the concentration ranges set out in subsection (3), a concentration range that is created by combining two consecutive ranges from those set out in paragraphs (3)(a) to (g), provided that the combined concentration range does not include any range that falls entirely outside the actual concentration range in which the material or substance is present in the hazardous product.

  • Marginal note:Actual concentration range within more than one concentration range

    (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), if the actual concentration range of a material or substance in a hazardous product falls entirely within more than one of the concentration ranges set out in subsection (3), any one of those ranges may be provided on the safety data sheet.

  • Marginal note:Concentration ranges

    (3) For the purposes of paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) and subsection (2), the concentration ranges are the following:

    • (a) from 0.1 to 1%;

    • (b) from 0.5 to 1.5%;

    • (c) from 1 to 5%;

    • (d) from 3 to 7%;

    • (e) from 5 to 10%;

    • (f) from 7 to 13%;

    • (g) from 10 to 30%;

    • (h) from 15 to 40%;

    • (i) from 30 to 60%;

    • (j) from 45 to 70%;

    • (k) from 60 to 80%;

    • (l) from 65 to 85%; and

    • (m) from 80 to 100%.

  • Marginal note:Statement — trade secret

    (4) If the safety data sheet provides a concentration range further to paragraph (1)(b) or (c), it must also provide, immediately following that concentration range, a statement to the effect that the actual concentration range is withheld as a trade secret.

  • SOR/2018-68, s. 1
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