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Hazardous Products Regulations

Version of section 8.7.1 from 2022-12-15 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Categories or subcategories — Categories 1A, 1B and 2

  •  (1) A substance that is toxic to reproduction is classified in a category or subcategory of this hazard class in accordance with the following table:

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemCategorySubcategoryCriteria
    1Reproductive Toxicity — Category 1Reproductive Toxicity — Category 1AA substance in respect of which human data demonstrate that exposure to the substance leads to adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or adverse effects on the development of the embryo, fetus or offspring
    2Reproductive Toxicity — Category 1Reproductive Toxicity — Category 1B

    A substance in respect of which animal data demonstrate that exposure of the animal to the substance leads to the following:

    • (a) adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or adverse effects on the development of the embryo, fetus or offspring, in the absence of other toxic effects; or

    • (b) adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or adverse effects on the development of the embryo, fetus or offspring, in the presence of other toxic effects, provided that such adverse effects are not considered to be a secondary non-specific consequence of the other toxic effects

    3Reproductive Toxicity — Category 2A substance in respect of which human or animal data support a positive association between exposure to the substance and adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or adverse effects on the development of the embryo, fetus or offspring, but do not support a conclusion, based on established scientific principles, that exposure to the substance leads to such effects, provided that such effects are not considered to be a secondary non-specific consequence of other toxic effects
  • Marginal note:Category — effects on or via lactation

    (2) A substance that is toxic to reproduction is classified in the category of this hazard class in accordance with the following table:

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemCategoryCriteria
    1Reproductive Toxicity — Effects on or via LactationA substance that, according to human or animal data, has effects on or via lactation
  • SOR/2022-272, s. 53

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