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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.31 from 2016-06-14 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 10.42, every employer shall implement the provisions of sections 10.27 and 10.28 in respect of a hazardous product and may, in so doing, replace the generic name of the product with the brand name, chemical name, common name or trade name, if the hazardous product

    • (a) is present in the work place;

    • (b) was received from a supplier; and

    • (c) is one of the following:

  • (2) An employer may store a hazardous product received from a supplier without having a supplier label on it, without having obtained a safety data sheet for it and without having conducted an employee education and training program with respect to the matters referred to in subparagraphs 10.14(2)(a)(ii) and (c)(ii)

    • (a) while the employer is actively seeking a supplier label and a supplier safety data sheet for the hazardous product; and

    • (b) if labelling affixed to the container of the hazardous product containing information on the hazardous product is not removed, defaced, modified or altered.

  • SOR/88-68, s. 12
  • SOR/94-263, s. 38
  • SOR/96-294, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 20
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 12

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