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Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations (SOR/2018-196)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2018-12-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 2(Subsection 14(4))Labelling Requirements

  • 1 The following requirements apply to processed asbestos fibres that are imported for use in diaphragms that are used by a chlor-alkali facility:

    • (a) the words “CONTAINS ASBESTOS/CONTIENT DE L’AMIANTE” must be printed in capital letters and in bold face on the surface of the asbestos container or on a label attached to the container; and

    • (b) the letters must be of the minimum size set out in column 2 of the table to this section that corresponds to the area of the principal display panel or the label set out in column 1.


    Column 1Column 2
    ItemArea of Main Display Panel on Container or Attached Label (cm2)Minimum Size of Letters (mm)
    1≤ 2502
    2> 250 but ≤ 1 0003
    3> 1 000 but ≤ 3 50012
    4> 3 50024
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