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Hazardous Products Regulations

Version of section 8.6.3 from 2022-12-15 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Ingredient classified in Category 1 or 1A

  •  (1) A mixture is classified in the category “Carcinogenicity — Category 1” or the subcategory “Carcinogenicity — Category 1A” if it contains at least one ingredient at a concentration equal to or greater than the concentration limit of 0.1% that is classified in the subcategory “Carcinogenicity — Category 1A”, unless

    • (a) there are data for the mixture as a whole that demonstrate conclusively, based on established scientific principles, that the mixture is carcinogenic, in which case the mixture is classified as a carcinogenic mixture in accordance with section 8.6.1; or

    • (b) the mixture as a whole has been subjected to a carcinogenicity study that determines that the mixture is not carcinogenic, and a scientifically validated method was used and the study was performed in accordance with generally accepted standards of good scientific practice at the time it was carried out.

  • Marginal note:Ingredient classified in Category 1 or 1B

    (2) A mixture is classified in the category “Carcinogenicity — Category 1” or the subcategory “Carcinogenicity — Category 1B” if it contains at least one ingredient at a concentration equal to or greater than the concentration limit of 0.1% that is classified in the subcategory “Carcinogenicity — Category 1B”, and does not contain any ingredient at a concentration equal to or greater than the concentration limit of 0.1% that is classified in the subcategory “Carcinogenicity — Category 1A”, unless

    • (a) there are data for the mixture as a whole that demonstrate conclusively, based on established scientific principles, that the mixture is carcinogenic, in which case the mixture is classified as a carcinogenic mixture in accordance with section 8.6.1; or

    • (b) the mixture as a whole has been subjected to a carcinogenicity study that determines that the mixture is not carcinogenic, and a scientifically validated method was used and the study was performed in accordance with generally accepted standards of good scientific practice at the time it was carried out.

  • SOR/2022-272, s. 51

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