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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Version of section 1.42.3 from 2020-02-19 to 2023-10-24:

 Part 3 (Documentation), sections 4.10 to 4.12 of Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 5 (Means of Containment), Part 6 (Training), Part 7 (Emergency Response Assistance Plan) and Part 8 (Reporting Requirements) do not apply to the offering for transport, handling, or transporting of dangerous goods that are medical waste or clinical waste if

  • (a) the dangerous goods are UN3291, (BIO) MEDICAL WASTE, N.O.S.;

  • (b) the dangerous goods are in a means of containment that is in compliance with CGSB-43.125; and

  • (c) the following information is displayed on the means of containment:

    • (i) the biohazard symbol; and

    • (ii) the word “BIOHAZARD” or “BIORISQUE”.

  • SOR/2014-306, s. 12
  • SOR/2016-95, s. 41
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 14

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